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Donald Macleod concludes his survey of Gluck's rollercoaster operatic career, including his sequel to Iphigenie en Aulide, and a French farce that sent him back to Vienna with his tail between his legs.

Chaconne (Alceste, Act 3)
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Armide (Act 2)
Artemidore ...... Yann Beuron (tenor)
Renaud ...... Charles Workman (tenor)
Hidraot ...... Laurent Naouri (baritone)
Armide ...... Mireille Delunsch (soprano)
Une Naiade ...... Valerie Gabail (soprano)
Deux coryphees en echo ...... Sandrine Rondot, Myriam Sosson (sopranos)
Coryphees ...... Valerie Gabail, Thierry Gregoire, Jean-Christophe Hurtaud, Marcos Loureiro de Sa
Une Bergere ...... Nicole Heaston (soprano)
Choeur des Musiciens du Louvre
Les Musiciens du Louvre
Marc Minkowski (conductor)

Iphigenie en Tauride (Act 4)
Iphigenie ...... Diana Montague (mezzo-soprano)
Oreste ...... Thomas Allen (baritone)
Une femme greque ...... Daniella Borst (soprano)
Thoas ...... Rene Massis (bass-baritone)
Pylade ...... John Aler (tenor)
Monteverdi Choir
Orchestre de l'Opera Lyon
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Fri 1 Aug 2008 12:00

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