Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust | LSO Live LSO0809

Berlioz - La Damnation de Faust

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Label: LSO Live

Cat No: LSO0809

Format: SACD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 8th March 2019

Contents

Artists

Bryn Hamel
Karen Cargill
Christopher Purves
Gabor Bretz
Tiffin Boys’ Choir
Tiffin Girls’ Choir
Tiffin Children’s Chorus
London Symphony Chorus
Guildhall School Singers
London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Simon Rattle

Works

Berlioz, Hector

La Damnation de Faust, op.24 H111

Artists

Bryn Hamel
Karen Cargill
Christopher Purves
Gabor Bretz
Tiffin Boys’ Choir
Tiffin Girls’ Choir
Tiffin Children’s Chorus
London Symphony Chorus
Guildhall School Singers
London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Simon Rattle

About

Sir Simon Rattle leads the London Symphony Orchestra and a world-class line-up of soloists in a new recording of Berlioz’s unique La Damnation de Faust.

In 2019 the classical world marks 150 years since the death of Berlioz and this album will be released around anniversary of his passing.

The LSO are known globally as leading Berlioz performers and have a large, award-winning back catalogue of the composer’s work.

Sir Simon Rattle describes Faust as “like the birth of cinema,” a unique mix of opera, oratorio and drama.

Cast:
- Faust: Bryn Hamel
- Marguerite: Karen Cargill
- Méphistophélès: Christopher Purves
- Brander: Gábor Bretz

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