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Offenbach: Orphee Aux Enfers, La Belle Helene / Minkowski, Dessay, Lott

Minkowski / Offenbach / Dessay / Lyon / Senechal
Release Date: 05/31/2011 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 107506  
Composer:  Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Cassandre BerthonLaurent NaouriSteven ColeYann Beuron,   ... 
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenoble Chamber OrchestraLyon National Opera ChorusLyon National Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Jacques Offenbach

Eurydice – Natalie Dessay
Orphée – Yann Beuron
Pluton / Aristée – Jean-Paul Fouchecourt
Jupiter – Laurent Naouri
L’Opinion Publique – Martine Olmeda
John Styx – Steven Cole
Cupidon – Cassandre Berthon
Mercure – Etienne Lescroart
Diane – Virginie Pochon
Junon – Lydie Pruvot
Vénus – Maryline Fallot
Minerve – Alketa Cela

Sharman Plesner, violin
Geneva Grand Theatre Ballet
Lyon National Opera Chorus
Grenoble Chamber Orchestra
Lyon National Opera Orchestra
Marc Minkowski, conductor

Laurent Pelly, stage
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Chantal Thomas, set design
Michel Dussarat and Laurent Pelly, costume design
Joël Adam, lighting design
Dominique Boivin, choreography

Recorded live from the Opéra National de Lyon, December 1997

La Belle Hélène

Helen – Felicity Lott
Paris – Yann Beuron
Menelaus – Michel Sénéchal
Agamemnon – Laurent Naouri
Calchas – François Le Roux

Musiciens du Louvre Chorus
Les Musiciens du Louvre
Marc Minkowski, conductor

Laurent Pelly, stage director and costume design
Chantal Thomas, set design

Recorded live from the Théâtre Musical de Paris, Châtelet, 2000.

- 26-minute Documentary

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Running time: 123 mins + 127 mins (Hélène) + 26 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 2 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

Orphée aux enfers by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Cassandre Berthon (Voice), Laurent Naouri (Baritone), Steven Cole (Tenor),
Yann Beuron (Tenor), Natalie Dessay (Soprano), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grenoble Chamber Orchestra,  Lyon National Opera Chorus,  Lyon National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858/1874; Paris, France 
La belle Hélène by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  François Le Roux (Baritone), Felicity Lott (Soprano), Michel Sénéchal (Tenor),
Yann Beuron (Tenor)
Conductor:  Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Musiciens du Louvre
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Paris, France 

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