1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2006-07-04Works: François Bazin: Maître Pathelin; Jules Massenet: Le Cid; Luigi Cherubini: Les abencérages; Charles Gounod: Mireille; André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry: L' Amant jaloux (Les Fausses...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Ellis, James; Foster, Lucy; Fyfe, Elizabeth
Conductors: De Billy, Bertrand
Ensemble: London Voices; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Gramophone wrote of this album of French Opera Arias: "A fine recital by Alagna which finds him in good voice and exploiting a sensitive feeling...continue...
This disc received the 2001 Gramophone magazine award for "Best Recital Recording."...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-03-05Works: Fromental Halévy: La juive
Performers: Baldwin, Anthony; Bickerstaff, Robert; Bris, Michele Le; Etheridge, Brian; Fleet, Edgar; Frost, John; Fyson, Leslie; Gwynne, David; Hayashi, Yasuko; Noble, John; Tucker, Richard [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Guadagno, Anton
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
"La Juive" is a spectacular five-act grand opera with high drama, gigantic set pieces, and thrilling music - the Romantic era's version of Cinemascope. Seldom...continue...