Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / John Mark Ainsley, Juanita Lascarro, Michael Chance, David Cordier, Mario Luperi. Stubbs [2 DVD]
2 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2013-10-29Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Orfeo
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Balleys, Brigitte; Chance, Michael; Cordier, David; Lascarro, Juanita; Luper, Mario
Conductors: Stubbs, Stephen
Ensemble: Tragicomedia and Concerto Palatino
The Essential Opera Collection is an exciting new mid-price series that brings together popular operas and classic productions in simple stylish packaging. The ten launch...continue...
Run Time: 140 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch...continue...
1 CD / Doron / 2013-04-30Works: Jean Binet: Amour, for voice & piano; Songs (4) on texts by Charles Ferdinand Ramuz for voice & piano; Melodies (3) on texts by Guillaume Apollinaire for voice & piano; Songs (10) on texts by Jean Cu...
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Cerantola, Eric
1 CD / Doron / 2013-04-30Works: Alexandre Rydin: Játékok, for 4 clarinets; Travelling, for 4 B flat clarinets; Sonata for clarinet & piano; Poems (4) for voice, clarinet & piano; Légende Nordique, for clarinet; Suite...
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Buxtorf, Brigitte; Cerantola, Eric; Duss, Emilie [Clarinet]; Rapin, Frederic
Ensemble: Quatuor Diospiros
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2011-02-25Works: Franz Schubert: Die Fierabras, D. 796
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Gambill, Robert; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Holl, Robert; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Polgar, Laszlo; Protschka, Josef; Studer, Cheryl; Welker, Hartmut
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2009-10-13Works: Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d'été, Op. 7, song cycle; Herminie, cantata ("scène lyrique") for soprano & orchestra, H. 29
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Delunsch, Mireille
Conductors: Herreweghe, Philippe
Ensemble: Champs-Élysées Orchestra
1 CD / Talent / 2009-05-26Works: Ernest Chausson: Symphony in B flat major, Op. 20; Soir de fête, Op. 32; Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte
Conductors: Schonwandt, Michael
Ensemble: Royal Flemish Philharmonic
Brigitte Balleys, born in Valais, won the Benson & Hedges Competition in London as the best interpreter of Lieder. She made her debut at the...continue...
2 CD / Decca Import / 2009-04-09Works: Hans Krása: Verlobung im Traum, opera; Symphony for voice & orchestra
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Dohmen, Albert; Hellekant, Charlotte; Henschel, Jane; Lascarro, Juanita; Worle, Robert
Conductors: Zagrosek, Lothar; Ashkenazy, Vladimir
"If Gustav Mahler had composed an opera, it may well have sounded like Hans Krasa's 'Verlobung im Traum'...Think in terms of Mahler's Seventh or Ninth...continue...
1 CD / Timpani / 2008-01-24Works: Ernest Bloch: Prelude and 2 Psalms for Soprano and Orchestra; Psalm 22 for Alto/Baritone and Orchestra; Poèmes d'automne; Hiver-Printemps; In the Night
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Delunsch, Mireille; Texier, Vincent le
Conductors: Shallon, David
Ensemble: Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra
"Timpani continues to produce a striking series of orchestral-choral discs...this one, all first recordings, is superb without any faults this reviewer can find...They [the Luxembourg...continue...
1 CD / Timpani / 2008-01-24Works: Arthur Honegger: Poèmes (4); Poèmes (3) de Paul Fort; Nature morte; Poèmes (6) d'Apollinaire; Poésies (6) de Jean Cocteau; Vocalise-Étude; O salutaris; Poème...
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Eidi, Billy; Gardeil, Jean-Francois
2 CD / Timpani / 2007-11-29Works: Ernest Chausson: La caravane, Op. 14; L'Albatros, song for voice & piano; Chansons (2) de Miarka, Op. 17; Chanson perpétuelle, for soprano & orchestra, Op. 37; Chansons (4) de Shakespeare, Op....
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Eidi, Billy; Gardeil, Jean-Francois; Piau, Sandrine
Ensemble: Ludwig String Quartet
7 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2007-03-27Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea; L'Orfeo; Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda; Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Anderson, Lorna; Araya, Graciela; Asawa, Brian; Balleys, Brigitte; Chance, Michael; Cordier, David; Gillet, Christopher; Grant Murphy, Heidi; Haymon, Cynthia; Huijpen, Jaco; Johns...
Conductors: Rousset, Christophe; Stubbs, Stephen; Porcelijn, David; Wilson, Glen
Ensemble: ASKO Ensemble; Baroque Ensemble; Concerto Palatino; Les Talens Lyriques; Tragicomedia
"For any opera to be fully effective, the singing must be superb, and the consistently transcendent vocal quality and idiomatically appropriate period practice are the...continue...
Run Time: 570 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9 anamorphic, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, Ge...continue...
2 CD / Cascavelle / 2007-01-01Works: Arthur Honegger: Le roi David; La danse des morts; Cantate de Noël; Cantique de Pâques
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Cachemaille, Gilles; Elwes, John; Fournier, Brigitte; Kisafaludy, Oers; McNair, Nicholas; Okada, Naoko; Palmer, Felicity; Rabinovitsj, Max; Teixeira, Susana Oliveira; Thérau...
Conductors: Corboz, Michel
Ensemble: Gulbenkian Foundation Chorus Lisbon; Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon; Pequenos Cantores do Grêmio Literário
This significant series devoted to the artistry of Michel Corboz gathers some of the most important choral works by one of the major French composers...continue...
3 CD / Decca / 2003-08-12Works: Alexander Scriabin: Symphony no 1 in E major (with chorus in finale), Op. 26; Prometheus, Op. 60 "Poem of Fire"; Symphony no 2 in C minor/major, Op. 29; Concerto for Piano in F sharp minor, Op. 20; R...
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Jablonski, Peter; Larin, Sergei
Conductors: Ashkenazy, Vladimir
Vladimir Ashkenazy's name is closely identified with the music of Alexander Scriabin. He is one of the few international pianists to record the complete cycle...continue...
2 CD / Decca Import / 1999-12-01Works: Alexander Scriabin: Le Poème de l'extase (Poem of Ecstasy), symphony [No. 4] in C major, Op. 54; Symphony no 2 in C minor/major, Op. 29; Symphony no 1 in E major (with chorus in finale), Op. 2...
Performers: Balleys, Brigitte; Larin, Sergei
Conductors: Ashkenazy, Vladimir
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Chorus; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
"Rarely has the thirst for lustrous, intoxicating orchestral sound been more richly satisfied than here in this recording of Scriabin's Third Symphony - high level,...continue...