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Massenet: Therese / Altinoglu, Gubisch, Castronovo, Dupuis, Lis (CD & Book)

Massenet
Release Date: 06/25/2013 
Label:  Ediciones Singulares   Catalog #: 1011   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jules Massenet
Performer:  Etienne DupuisCharles CastronovoNora GubischFrançois Lis
Conductor:  Alain Altinoglu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montpellier Opera OrchestraMontpellier Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The composer Jules Massenet constantly renewed his style. Towards the end of his life he turned to experimental forms of expression that are astonishing even today. Combining a marked taste for the late eighteenth century (already found in Manon and Werther) with a very modern use of naturalism, Thérèse shows both immediacy in its dramatic discourse and lyricism in its emotional expression, thus greatly deepening the strength and poignancy of the subject. The composer Jules Massenet constantly renewed his style. Towards the end of his life he turned to experimental forms of expression that are astonishing even today. Combining a marked taste for the late eighteenth century (already found in Manon and Werther) with a very modern use of naturalism, Thérèse shows both immediacy in its dramatic discourse and lyricism in its emotional expression, thus greatly deepening the strength and poignancy of the subject. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Thérèse by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Etienne Dupuis (Baritone), Charles Castronovo (Tenor), Nora Gubisch (Soprano),
François Lis (Bass)
Conductor:  Alain Altinoglu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montpellier Opera Orchestra,  Montpellier Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; France 

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