Penny Gore presents a series featuring theatre music. With a performance of Massenet's opera Herodiade, given at the Flanders Opera in Ghent.
Continuing this week's theme of religious theatre music, Penny Gore presents Massenet's opera Herodiade, based on a novella by Flaubert and telling the story of Salome and John the Baptist. A recording of the recent staging at the Flanders Opera House in Ghent.
Salome ..... Carmen Giannattasio (soprano),
Herodias ..... Julia Gertseva (mezzo-soprano),
John the Baptist ..... Zoran Todorovich (tenor),
Herod ..... Philippe Rouillon (baritone),
Phanuel ..... Petri Lindroos (bass),
Vitellius ..... Igor Bakan (baritone),
A High Priest ..... Thierry Vallier (baritone),
A Young Babylonian ..... Julianne Gearhart (soprano),
Flanders Opera Chorus and Symphony Orchestra,
Dmitri Jurowski (conductor).