1 CD / Decca / 2012-07-03Works: Jules Massenet: Meditation (from "Thaïs"); Le Cid; Werther; Hérodiade; Manon; Esclarmonde; Thaïs; Valse très lente, for piano; Chérubin; Cendrillon; Oh! si les fleurs avaient...
Performers: Aragall, Giacomo; Calleja, Joseph; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Fleming, Renee; Gheorghiu, Angela; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Kaufmann, Jonas; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Lisnic, Tatiana; Pa...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Mauceri, John; Armiliato, Marco; Abel, Yves; Rizzi, Carlo; Davis, Colin; Lewis, Henry; Agoult, Raymond
Julesl Massenet, who died 100 years ago in 1912, was a French composer best known for his operas, and was widely considered in his day...continue...
2 CD / Decca / 2008-09-16Works: Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs, AV 150; Ariadne auf Naxos, Op 60; Songs (4) for Voice and Orchestra, Op. 33; Lieder (5), Op. 48; Lieder (8), Op. 10; Die ägyptische Helena, Op. 75; Capriccio, O...
Performers: Berry, Walter; Diadkova, Larissa; Fleming, Renee
Conductors: Thielemann, Christian; Solti, Sir Georg; Abel, Yves; Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: Bordeaux Aquitaine Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Munich Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / Decca / 2000-08-22Works: Jules Massenet: Thaïs
Performers: Cals, Isabelle; Capucon, Renaud; Fleming, Renee; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone vocals]; Palatchi, Stefano; Sabbatini, Giuseppe; Shkosa, Enkelejda; Vidal, Elisabeth
Conductors: Abel, Yves
Ensemble: Bordeaux Grand-Theatre Chorus
"'Thais' might have seemed an exotic rarity, but this superb recording makes a real case for it as music drama...Yves Abel reveals it as a...continue...