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Femmes Fatales: Soprano Heroines from the Orient / Nasibli, Adigezalov, Ukraine National Symphony


Release Date: 02/14/2020 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8579066  
Composer:  Maurice RavelSamuel BarberGeorges BizetKarol Szymanowski,   ... 
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Composers of every era have drawn on the strengths, sorrows and joys of women for operas and vocal works, inspiring some of their most powerful music. From the heartbreaking tragedy of Samuel Barber’s Andromache’s Farewell to the magical storytelling of Sheherazade and the Fairy-Tale Princess, acclaimed soprano Seljan Nasibli takes us on a timeless journey through female musical ancestors whose courage is as relevant in today’s society as it has ever been.

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REVIEW:

Opening with Ravel’s Sheherazade, she immediately establishes her credentials to sing the French repertoire, her quiet passages having an innate beauty, and when the score needs passion we find a voice of vibrant quality.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Shéhérazade by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
2.
Andromache's Farewell, Op. 39 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USA 
3.
Les Pêcheurs de perles: Act II: Me voilà seule...Comme autrefois by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
4.
Songs (6) of a Fairy Princess, Op. 31: Excerpt(s) by Karol Szymanowski
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915, 1933; Poland 
5.
Golden Cockerel: Hymn to the sun by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
6.
Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
7.
Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
8.
Thaïs: Ah! je suis seule by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
9.
Thaïs: Dis-moi que je suis belle by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Seljan Nasibli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yalchin Adigezalov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 

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