Rameau: The Opera Collection - 13 operas originally released by Erato between 1974-2002 sung by Frederica von Stade, Lorraine Hunt, Mark Padmore et al. [27 CDs]
27 CD / Warner Classics / 2014-09-02Conductors: Christie, William; Paillard, Jean-Francois; Harnoncourt, Nikolaus; Leppard, Raymond; Minkowski, Marc; McGegan, Nicholas; Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: ; Concentus musicus Wien; English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra; Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra; Les Arts Florissants; Les Musiciens du Louvre; Paris National Opera Théatre Orchest...
Rameau's sumptuous and exquisitely crafted works for the theater represent a peak of achievement in French music. These superb recordings - which feature nine of...continue...
2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2014-07-08Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants
In 1692, following up on the immense success of Dido & Aeneas and King Arthur, Henry Purcell composed The Fairy Queen, a work based on...continue...