Victorin Joncieres - Dimitri
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Label: Ediciones Singulares
Cat No: ES1015
Format: CD + Book
Number of Discs: 2
Release Date: 21st April 2014
Flemish Radio Choir
Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra
Victorin Joncières is the epitome of the Romantic artist who, throughout his life, relentlessly overcame the barriers that were set in his path. He never took the easy way out by composing commercial music, and he never held an academic or official position.
Dimitri, his masterpiece of 1876, reminds us that he was a contemporary of Gounod and also a champion of Wagner. This opera carries on the tradition (begun by Meyerbeer) of spectacular, monumental works. It takes the listener from a monastery near the River Don to a palace in Krakow, and to the castle of Wyksa, then Red Square in Moscow. At that time, Bayreuth, Orange and Béziers were about to turn opera into a popular art with mass appeal.
- Gabrielle Philiponet: Marina
- Jennifer Borghi: Vanda
- Nora Gubisch: Marpha
- Philippe Talbot: Dimitri
- Andrew Foster-Williams: Le Comte de Lusace
- Nicolas Courjal: L’Archevêque Job
- Julien Véronèse: Le Prieur
- Jean Teitgen: Le Roi de Pologne
- Joris Derder: Le Chef des Bohémiens / Un Officier
- Lore Binon: Une Dame d’honneur
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