Opera - Le Gala Du 30 Anniversaire

Release Date: 1/26/2010
Catalog Number: ACD2 2627
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
In collaboration with Espace musique (Radio-Canada), ATMA Classique presents a double CD live recording of the gala concert marking the 30th anniversary of one of Quebec's most prestigious cultural institutions, the Opéra de Montréal. The concert was recorded on December 6, 2009 in Montreal's Place des Arts. A host of stars performed, including such leading Canadian singers as Marc Hervieux, Marie-Josée Lord, Lyne Fortin, Marianne Fiset, Aline Kutan, and Aaron St. Clair Nicholson, accompanied by the Orchestre Métropolitain directed by Alain Trudel. This banquet of songs includes the most celebrated arias, duos, trios, and quartets from beloved operas such as Bizet's Carmen, Massenet's Manon, Verdi's Rigoletto, and Puccini's La Bohème.
Works on This Recording
1. Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde by Ambroise Thomas
Performer: Raphaëlle Paquette (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866 ; France
2. Rigoletto: Cortigiani, vil razza dannata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Gregory Dahl (Baritone)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
3. La Bohème: Dunque è proprio finita? by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
4. Un ballo in maschera: Saper vorreste di che si veste by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Pascale Beaudin (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Italy
5. L'italiana in Algeri: Cruda sorte! Amor tiranno! by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Allyson McHardy (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1813 ; Italy
6. Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Marianne Lambert (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Baroque
Written: 1735 ; London, England
7. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Prince Gremin's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Randall Jakobsh (Bass)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
8. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
9. Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Pascale Beaudin (Soprano), Aaron St. Clair Nicholson (Baritone)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ;
10. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Marianne Fiset (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
11. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Marie Theres'...Hab' mir's gelobt by Richard Strauss
Performer: Lyne Fortin (Soprano), Marianne Lambert (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1909-1910 ; Germany
12. La traviata: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Caroline Bleau (Soprano), Gaétan Laperrière (Baritone)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
13. Porgy and Bess: My man's gone now by George Gershwin
Performer: Marie-Josée Lord (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1935 ; USA
14. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Aaron St. Clair Nicholson (Baritone)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
15. Manon: Adieu, notre petite table by Jules Massenet
Performer: Leyla Claire (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883-1884 ; France
16. Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Performer: Alexandre Sylvestre (Bass)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
17. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer: Aline Kutan (Soprano), Allyson McHardy (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
18. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Annamaria Popescu (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
19. Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux by Charles Gounod
Performer: Etienne Dupuis (Baritone)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
20. Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Nora Sourouzian (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
21. Les pêcheurs de perles: L'orage c'est calmé by Georges Bizet
Performer: Phillip Addis (Baritone)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863 ; France
22. La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Gianna Corbisiero (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1917 ; Italy
23. Hérodiade: Vision fugitive by Jules Massenet
Performer: Gaétan Laperrière (Baritone)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; France
24. Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell' amore [Quartet] by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Raphaëlle Paquette (Soprano), Antoine Bélanger (Tenor), Annamaria Popescu (Mezzo Soprano), Alexandre Sylvestre (Bass)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
25. Lakmé: Où va la jeune indoue? "Bell Song" by Léo Delibes
Performer: Aline Kutan (Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
26. Nelligan: Le vaisseau d'or by Andre Gagnon
Performer: Marc Hervieux (Tenor)
Conductor: Alain Trudel
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