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Chabrier: L'etoile / Fournillier, Dutch National Opera Chorus, Residentie Orkest the Hague [Blu-ray]


Release Date: 03/08/2019 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 91  
Composer:  Emmanuel Chabrier
Performer:  Julie BoulianneHélène GuilmetteStéphanie D'OustracJérôme Varnier,   ... 
Conductor:  Patrick Fournillier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dutch National Opera ChorusHague Residentie Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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L’Étoile did much to establish Chabrier as a major force on the Parisian stage and his contemporary Henri Duparc praised him specifically for creating a French comic genre, both funny and musical – described as something of a French Die Meistersinger. The fanciful story is set in an imaginary kingdom and all, naturally, ends well. However, despite the slight plot line L’Étoile is something of a pivotal work, a unique example of French 19th-century light opera, orchestrated with great
Read more sophistication and flooded with gossamer wit. This production, featuring Stephane d’Oustrac, Christophe Mortagne, and Helene Guilmette, is a co-production of the Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam and Francois Roussillon et Associes.
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L'étoile by Emmanuel Chabrier
Performer:  Julie Boulianne (Mezzo Soprano), Hélène Guilmette (Soprano), Stéphanie D'Oustrac (Mezzo Soprano),
Jérôme Varnier (Bass), Christoph Mortagne (Tenor), Elliot Madore (Baritone)
Conductor:  Patrick Fournillier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dutch National Opera Chorus,  Hague Residentie Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 

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