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Massenet: Werther / Kraus, Troyanos, Plasson


Release Date: 02/09/2010 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 09113  
Composer:  Jules Massenet
Performer:  Christine BarbauxMatteo ManuguerraTatiana TroyanosAlfredo Kraus,   ... 
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Alfredo Kraus was the leading exponent of Massenet’s tortured hero in his day, and enters into the soul of the character in this sensitively conducted 1979 account.

-- George Hall, BBC Music Magazine [4/2010]
Alfredo Kraus was the leading exponent of Massenet’s tortured hero in his day, and enters into the soul of the character in this sensitively conducted 1979 account.

-- George Hall, BBC Music Magazine [4/2010]
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Works on This Recording

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Werther by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Christine Barbaux (Soprano), Matteo Manuguerra (Baritone), Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano),
Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Jules Bastin (Bass)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 

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