2 CD / Decca Import / 2009-01-22Works: Hector Berlioz: L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25; Sara la baigneuse, for 2 voices, 2 choruses & orchestra, Op. 11; Neuf Mélodies irlandaises, songs (9) for voice & piano, H. 38 (Op. 2); Quartetto e...
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Belleau, Marc; Graham, Susan; Mentzer, Susanne; Wentzel, Andrew
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Chorus; Montreal Symphony Orchestra
"Dutoit's performance of Berlioz's oratorio is warm and nicely paced, with an excellent team of soloists. The tempos are perhaps a little faster than average,...continue...
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2007-06-26Works: Stephen Hartke: The Greater Good, or the Passion of Boule de Suif, opera in 2 acts
Performers: Abraham, Christine; Alvarez, Elaine; Burchett, Christopher; Byrne, Dorothy; Calcamuggio, Katherine; Gardner, Jill; Haan, John De; Keeton, Seth; Moran, Liam; Reiner, Christian; Thames, Jeanine; Wentze...
Conductors: Robertson, Stewart
Ensemble: Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra
"Naxos' release of Glimmerglass Opera's production of Stephen Hartke's The Greater Good, or The Passion of Boule de Suif, is an important contribution to the...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2005-03-08Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Goya, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Adams, Angela; Daner, Penelope; Guzmán, Suzanna; Hernández, César; Nickell, Karen; Senator, Boaz; Wentzel, Andrew
Conductors: Mercurio, Steven
Ensemble: Spoleto Festival Orchestra
Premiered in Washington DC in 1986, and revised in 1991, 'Goya' is one of the last operas by America's best-known opera composer, Gian Carlo Menotti....continue...