Bizet - Carmen | Warner - The Home of Opera 9029547231

Bizet - Carmen

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Label: Warner - The Home of Opera

Cat No: 9029547231

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 3rd May 2019

Contents

Artists

Victoria de los Angeles
Nicolai Gedda
Janine Micheau
Ernest Blanc
Denise Monteil
Marcelle Croisier
Monique Linval
Jean-Christophe Benoit
Michel Hamel
Bernard Plantey
Xavier Depraz
Choeurs de la Radiodiffusion Francaise
Maîtrise de la Radiodiffusion Francaise
Petits Chanteurs de Versailles
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise

Conductor

Thomas Beecham

Works

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Artists

Victoria de los Angeles
Nicolai Gedda
Janine Micheau
Ernest Blanc
Denise Monteil
Marcelle Croisier
Monique Linval
Jean-Christophe Benoit
Michel Hamel
Bernard Plantey
Xavier Depraz
Choeurs de la Radiodiffusion Francaise
Maîtrise de la Radiodiffusion Francaise
Petits Chanteurs de Versailles
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise

Conductor

Thomas Beecham

About

“I send up a loud ‘Olé’ … This is a kind of gramophonic miracle which one never ought to take for granted. What a shock of pleasure it is when recognised” – Gramophone

Cast:
- Carmen: Victoria de los Angeles
- Don José: Nicolai Gedda
- Micaëla: Janine Micheau
- Escamillo: Ernest Blanc
- Frasquita: Denise Monteil
- Mercédès: Marcelle Croisier & Monique Linval
- Dancaïre: Jean-Christophe Benoît
- Remendado: Michel Hamel
- Moralès: Bernard Plantey
- Zuniga: Xavier Depraz

Recorded: 4–10.VI.1958 & 1–6.IX. & 11.X.1959, Salle Wagram, Paris
Producers: Victor Olof & Eric Macleod
Balance engineers: Christopher Parker, Paul Vavasseur, Robert Gooch & Francis Dillnutt
Remastered by Ian Jones, at Abbey Road Studios, 2016 - 24-bit/96kHz remastering using Retouch™ technology

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