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Gounod: La nonne sanglante / Equilbey, Insula Orchestra, Accentus [Blu-ray]


Release Date: 08/09/2019 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 97  
Composer:  Charles Gounod
Performer:  Olivia DorayJean TeitgenJodie DevosMarion Lebègue,   ... 
Conductor:  Laurence Equilbey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  AccentusInsula Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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The plot of Gounod’s opera La Nonne sanglante (‘The Bleeding Nun’) is drawn from Matthew Lewis’s once famous 1796 novel The Monk. The subject is a Gothic melodrama featuring warring families, two lovers, and the vengeful spectre of the Nun, to which Gounod responds with music that fuses Romanticism with the supernatural on the grandest scale. This ground-breaking production features memorable set pieces enhanced by the stark drama of the stage setting and brilliant cinematic lighting effects. This production was staged
Read more by David Bobee and the video director was Francois Roussillon. The recording took place in June 2018 at the Opera Comique in Paris, France.

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La nonne sanglante by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Olivia Doray (Soprano), Jean Teitgen (Bass), Jodie Devos (Soprano),
Marion Lebègue (Mezzo Soprano), Jerome Boutillier (Baritone), Vannina Santoni (Soprano),
Michael Spyres (Tenor), Luc Bertin-hugault (Bass), Enguerrand de Hys (Tenor)
Conductor:  Laurence Equilbey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Accentus,  Insula Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1854 

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