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Bizet: Carmen / De Los Angeles, Gedda, Beecham

Bizet / Victoria De Los Angeles / Gedda
Release Date: 03/08/2011 
Label:  Musical Concepts   Catalog #: 2503   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges Bizet
Performer:  Bernard PlanteyMichel HamelXavier DeprazVictoria de los Angeles,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio OrchestraFrench National Radio ChorusLes Petits Chanteurs de St. François de Versailles
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Carmen sets of more recent vintage offer more authentic presentations of Bizet's text, to be sure. Yet Beecham's theatrical flair still burns brightly and will enrich Carmen lovers who have yet to experience this delightful, ageless recording." - Jed Distler, Fanfare [Review of the original EMI release.] "Carmen sets of more recent vintage offer more authentic presentations of Bizet's text, to be sure. Yet Beecham's theatrical flair still burns brightly and will enrich Carmen lovers who have yet to experience this delightful, ageless recording." - Jed Distler, Fanfare [Review of the original EMI release.] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Carmen by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Bernard Plantey (Tenor), Michel Hamel (Tenor), Xavier Depraz (Bass),
Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Janine Micheau (Soprano), Nicolai Gedda (Tenor),
Ernest Blanc (Baritone), Denise Monteil (Soprano), Monique Linval (Soprano),
Marcelle Croisier (Soprano), Jean-Christophe Benoit (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Radio Orchestra,  French National Radio Chorus,  Les Petits Chanteurs de St. François de Versailles
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1958-59 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, France 
Length: 161 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: French 

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