Tcherniakov’s Les Troyens for Paris Opéra Will Surely Prove a Turning-Point in its Chequered Fortunes

FranceFrance Berlioz, Les Troyens: Soloists, Chorus of the Opéra national de Paris (chorus master: José Luis Basso), Orchestra of the Opéra national de Paris / Philippe Jordan (conductor). Opéra Bastille, Paris, 28.1.2019. (MB)

Paris Opéra’s Les Troyens (c) Vincent Pontet/Opéra national de Paris

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Intrepid Band of Artists Bring Enlightenment and Much Else to Stockhausen’s Donnerstag

FranceFrance Stockhausen, Donnerstag: Soloists, Le jeune chœur de paris (chorus director: Richard Wilberforce), Strings of the Conservatoire à Royonnement Régional de Paris, Orchestre Le Balcon, Orchestra Impromptu / Maxime Pascal (conductor). Salle Favart, Paris, 17.11.2018. (MB)

Stockhausen’s Donnerstag (c) Vincent Pontet

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A Delightful Gala in Paris Celebrating Gounod’s 200th Anniversary

FranceFrance Gounod Gala: Elsa Dreisig, Jodie Devos (sopranos), Kate Aldrich (mezzo-soprano), Yosep Kang (tenor), Patrick Bolleire (bass), Olivier Latry (organ), Orchestre National de France / Jesko Sirvend (conductor). Auditorium of the Maison de la Radio France, Paris, France, 16.6.2018. (CC)

Jodie Devos (soprano) & Kate Aldrich (mezzo) (c) Palezzetto Bru Zane/Gaelle Astier-Perret.

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