M-A Charpentier - La Descente d’Orphee aux Enfers, La Couronne de Fleurs | CPO 7778762

M-A Charpentier - La Descente d’Orphee aux Enfers, La Couronne de Fleurs

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Label: CPO

Cat No: 7778762

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 28th April 2014

Contents

Artists

Aaron Sheehan (tenor)
Amanda Forsythe (soprano)
Douglas Williams (bass-baritone)
Dorothee Mields (soprano)
Jesse Blumberg (baritone)
Teresa Wakim (soprano)
Jason McStoots (tenor)
Zachary Wilder (tenor)
Mireille Lebel (mezzo-soprano)
Boston Early Music Festival Vocal & Chamber Ensembles

Conductors

Paul O’Dette
Stephen Stubbs

Works

Charpentier, Marc-Antoine

La Couronne de Fleurs
La Descente d'Orphee aux Enfers

Artists

Aaron Sheehan (tenor)
Amanda Forsythe (soprano)
Douglas Williams (bass-baritone)
Dorothee Mields (soprano)
Jesse Blumberg (baritone)
Teresa Wakim (soprano)
Jason McStoots (tenor)
Zachary Wilder (tenor)
Mireille Lebel (mezzo-soprano)
Boston Early Music Festival Vocal & Chamber Ensembles

Conductors

Paul O’Dette
Stephen Stubbs

About

CPO presents a new release from the Boston Early Music Festival. These two baroque operas, composed by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, prove to be both complex and highly entertaining.

Cast:
La Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers
- Aaron Sheehan (tenor): Orphée
- Amanda Forsythe (soprano): Euridice
- Douglas Williams (bass-baritone): Pluton
- Dorothee Mields (soprano): Proserpine & Enone
- Jesse Blumberg (baritone): Apollon & Titye
- Teresa Wakim (soprano): Daphné & Aréthuse
- Jason McStoots (tenor): Ixion
- Zachary Wilder (tenor): Tantale

La Couronne de Fleurs
- Teresa Wakim (soprano): Flore
- Jesse Blumberg (baritone): Pan & Un Berger
- Amanda Forsythe (soprano): Rosélie
- Dorothee Mields (soprano): Amaranthe
- Mireille Lebel (mezzo-soprano): Hyacinthe
- Jason McStoots (tenor): Forestan
- Zachary Wilder (tenor): Mirtil
- Douglas Williams (bass-baritone): Sylvandre

Total Time: 79'11

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