3 CD / Glyndebourne / 2009-03-31Works: Claude Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande
Performers: Bredy, Rosine; Duval, Denise; Hoekman, Guus; Reynolds, Anna; Roux, Michel [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Shirley-Quirk, John; Wilbrink, Hans
Conductors: Vittorio, Gui
Ensemble: Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
"Vittorio Gui does not bring a particularly Gallic sensibility to this performance of Pelleas et Melisande recorded at the 1963 Glyndebourne Festival, but he creates...continue...
3 CD / Video Artists International / 2004-07-06Works: Gioachino Rossini: Semiramide, opera
Performers: Hoekman, Guus; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Montal, Andre; Rouleau, Joseph; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Opera Company of Boston
"'Semiramide' was the first time [Joan] Sutherland and [Marilyn] Horne performed their roles together in fully staged performances. Horne was playing a though Babylonian warrior...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-10-01Works: François-Adrien Boieldieu: La dame blanche
Performers: Aarden, Mimi; Driessen, Henk; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Hoekman, Guus; Sante, Sophia van; Spoorenberg, Erna; Vroons, Frans
Conductors: Fournet, Jean
Ensemble: Hilversum Radio Chorus
This sparkling, lyrical comic opera is the masterpiece of Boieldieu (1775-1834), one of the leaders of the opera-comique school in France. Its tenor arias in...continue...