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La Passion Lemieux


Release Date: 09/24/2013 
Label:  Naive   Catalog #: 5340   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jules MassenetHector BerliozCamille Saint-SaënsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux
Conductor:  Fabien GabelBernard LabadieAlan CurtisJean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National OrchestraLes Violons du RoyIl Complesso Barocco,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This special project features the finest opera arias recorded by Canadian contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux for Naïve, ranging from Vivaldi, Handel and Mozart to Saint-Saëns, Massenet, and Berlioz. It gathers tracks from six recordings released between 2003 and 2012, resulting from collaborations with some of the finest orchestras of the time: Il Complesso Barocco, Ensemble Matheus, Les Violons du Roy, Orchestre National de France. This special project features the finest opera arias recorded by Canadian contralto Marie-Nicole Lemieux for Naïve, ranging from Vivaldi, Handel and Mozart to Saint-Saëns, Massenet, and Berlioz. It gathers tracks from six recordings released between 2003 and 2012, resulting from collaborations with some of the finest orchestras of the time: Il Complesso Barocco, Ensemble Matheus, Les Violons du Roy, Orchestre National de France. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Hérodiade: Herod! Ne me refuse pas by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Fabien Gabel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
2.
Les troyens: Je vais mourir by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Fabien Gabel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 
3.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Fabien Gabel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
4.
Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K 87 (74a): Venga pur, minacci e frema by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Bernard Labadie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Violons du Roy
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770; Milan, Italy 
5.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Bernard Labadie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Violons du Roy
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
6.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Deh, per questo istante solo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Bernard Labadie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Violons du Roy
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Prague, Czech Republ 
7.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Bernard Labadie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Violons du Roy
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Iphigénie en Aulide: Dieux puissants que j'atteste...Jupiter, lance la foudre by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Bernard Labadie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Violons du Roy
Period: Classical 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
9.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Empio, dirò, tu sei by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Complesso Barocco
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
10.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Al lampo dell' armi by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Complesso Barocco
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1724; London, England 
11.
Giulio Cesare, HWV 17: Caro! Più amabile beltà by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Il Complesso Barocco
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1724; London, England 
12.
La fille du tambour-major: Examinez bien ma figure by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Fabien Gabel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra
13.
Orlando furioso, RV 728: Nel profondo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1727; Venice, Italy 
14.
La fida ninfa, RV 714: Dimmi, pastore by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732; Venice, Italy 
15.
La fida ninfa, RV 714: Aure lievi che spirate by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732; Venice, Italy 
16.
Griselda, RV 718: Ho il cor già lacero by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto)
Conductor:  Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Venice, Italy 

Sound Samples

Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17*: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Act I: Empio, diro tu sei
Orfeo ed Euridice: Act III: Aria: Che faro senza Euridice?
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Act II: Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix ...
La fida ninfa, RV 714: Act I: Duet: Dimmi pastore
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492, Act II: Arietta: Voi, che sapete che cosa e amor
La fida ninfa, RV 714: Act I: Aria: Aure lievi, che spirate
Iphigenie en Aulide: Act III: Jupiter, lance ta soudre!
La fille du tambour-major: Examinez bien ma figure
Orlando furioso, RV Anh. 84: Act I: Aria: Nel profondo
Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87: Act I: Aria: Venga pur, Minacci e frema
Les Troyens: Act V: Je vais mourir!
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17*: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Act II: Aria: Al lampo dell'armi
La clemenza di Tito, K. 621: Act II: Rondo: Deh per questo istante solo
Griselda, RV 718: Act I: Recitative: Infelice Griselda!
Griselda, RV 718: Act I: Ho il cor gia lacero
Herodiade: Act I: Herod! Ne me refuse pas
Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17*: Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17, Act III: Caro! Bella!

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