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Masterworks Of French Opera - Berlioz, Debussy, Et Al


Release Date: 11/05/2002 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 5034   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Hector BerliozClaude DebussyCamille Saint-SaënsJules Massenet
Performer:  Dimiter PetkovRoger SoyerMarilyn HorneNicolai Gedda,   ... 
Conductor:  Georges PrêtreRoger DesormièreCarlo Felice Cillario
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House OrchestraRome Opera House ChorusYvonne Gouverné Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 8 Hours 40 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Dimiter Petkov (Baritone), Roger Soyer (Bass), Marilyn Horne (Soprano),
Nicolai Gedda (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rome Opera House Orchestra,  Rome Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 01/11/1969 
Venue:  Live  Rome, Italy 
Language: French 
2. Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Paul Cabanel (Bass), Jacques Jansen (Baritone), Henri Etcheverry (Baritone),
Emile Rousseau (Baritone), Iréne Joachim (Soprano), Leila Ben Sedira (Soprano),
Armand Narçon (Baritone), Germaine Cernay (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Roger Desormière
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Yvonne Gouverné Chorus,  Yvonne Gouverné Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1893-1902; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1941 
Venue:  Live  Paris, France 
Language: French 
3. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Silvio Maionica (Bass), Leonardo Monreale (Bass), Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano),
Piero de Palma (Tenor), Giovanni Foiani (Baritone), Robert Massard (Baritone),
Richard Cassilly (Tenor), Gianfranco Maganotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Venue:  Live  La Scala Theatre, Milan, Italy 
Language: French 
4. Werther by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Eno Mocchiutti (Bass), Vito Susca (Bass), Ferruccio Tagliavini (Tenor),
Leyla Gencer (Soprano), Mario Borriello (Baritone), Giuliana Tavolaccini (Soprano),
Raimondo Botteghelli (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Felice Cillario
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Trieste Teatro Verdi Orchestra,  Trieste Teatro Verdi Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 01/20/1959 
Venue:  Live  Verdi Theater, Trieste, Italy 
Language: Italian 

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