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Opera - Le Gala Du 30 Anniversaire

Le Gala Du 30 Anniversaire / Various
Release Date: 01/26/2010 
Label:  Atma Classique   Catalog #: 2627  
Composer:  Ambroise ThomasGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniGioachino Rossini,   ... 
Performer:  Raphaëlle PaquetteGregory DahlPascale BeaudinAllyson McHardy,   ... 
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In collaboration with Espace musique (Radio-Canada), ATMA Classique presents a double CD live recording of the gala concert marking the 30th anniversary of one of Quebec's most prestigious cultural institutions, the Opéra de Montréal. The concert was recorded on December 6, 2009 in Montreal's Place des Arts. A host of stars performed, including such leading Canadian singers as Marc Hervieux, Marie-Josée Lord, Lyne Fortin, Marianne Fiset, Aline Kutan, and Aaron St. Clair Nicholson, accompanied by the Orchestre Métropolitain directed by Alain Trudel. This banquet of songs includes the most celebrated arias, duos, trios, and quartets from beloved operas such as Bizet's Carmen, Massenet's Manon, Verdi's Rigoletto, and Puccini's La Bohème. In collaboration with Espace musique (Radio-Canada), ATMA Classique presents a double CD live recording of the gala concert marking the 30th anniversary of one of Quebec's most prestigious cultural institutions, the Opéra de Montréal. The concert was recorded on December 6, 2009 in Montreal's Place des Arts. A host of stars performed, including such leading Canadian singers as Marc Hervieux, Marie-Josée Lord, Lyne Fortin, Marianne Fiset, Aline Kutan, and Aaron St. Clair Nicholson, accompanied by the Orchestre Métropolitain directed by Alain Trudel. This banquet of songs includes the most celebrated arias, duos, trios, and quartets from beloved operas such as Bizet's Carmen, Massenet's Manon, Verdi's Rigoletto, and Puccini's La Bohème. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Raphaëlle Paquette (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
2. Rigoletto: Cortigiani, vil razza dannata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gregory Dahl (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
3. La Bohème: Dunque è proprio finita? by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
4. Un ballo in maschera: Saper vorreste di che si veste by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Pascale Beaudin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
5. L'italiana in Algeri: Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno! by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Allyson McHardy (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
6. Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marianne Lambert (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
7. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Prince Gremin's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Randall Jakobsh (Bass)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
8. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
9. Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Pascale Beaudin (Soprano), Aaron St. Clair Nicholson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
10. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Marianne Fiset (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
11. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Marie Theres'...Hab' mir's gelobt by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano), Marianne Lambert (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
12. La traviata: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gaétan Laperrière (Baritone), Caroline Bleau (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
13. Porgy and Bess: My man's gone now by George Gershwin
Performer:  Marie-Josée Lord (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
14. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Aaron St. Clair Nicholson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
15. Manon: Adieu, notre petite table by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Leyla Claire (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
16. Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Alexandre Sylvestre (Bass)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
17. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Aline Kutan (Soprano), Allyson McHardy (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
18. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Annamaria Popescu (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
19. Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Etienne Dupuis (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
20. Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Nora Sourouzian (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
21. Les pêcheurs de perles: L'orage c'est calmé by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Phillip Addis (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
22. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gianna Corbisiero (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
23. Hérodiade: Vision fugitive by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Gaétan Laperrière (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
24. Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Annamaria Popescu (Mezzo Soprano), Antoine Bélanger (Tenor), Raphaëlle Paquette (Soprano),
Alexandre Sylvestre (Bass)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
25. Lakmé: Où va la jeune indoue? "Bell Song" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Aline Kutan (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
26. Nelligan: Le vaisseau d'or by Andre Gagnon
Performer:  Marc Hervieux (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alain Trudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grand Montreal Metropolitan Orchestra

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