2 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-08-27Works: Jules Massenet: Hérodiade
Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Chorus
This recording of the 1994 San Francisco production of Herodiade was a significant milestone, not least for its stellar cast and Valery Gergiev's commanding and...continue...
Personnel: Plácido Domingo (vocals); Renée Fleming (vocals); Kenneth Cox, Dolora Zajick, Juan Pons, Alfredo Portilla, Eduardo del Campo, Kristin Clayton, Hector Vásquez (vocals).
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-04-02Works: Jules Massenet: Hérodiade
Performers: Blanc, Ernest; Denize, Nadine; Martin, Michelle; Philippe, Michel; Thau, Pierre
Conductors: Lloyd-Jones, David
Ensemble: ORTF Lyric Orchestra
Highly successful in its day, Massenet's 'Herodiade' was knocked off the international docket when Richard Strauss's more sensational version of the same story, 'Salome', came...continue...