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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.

Massenet: Herodiade

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).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jules Massenet

    Herodiade - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Dmitri JUROWSKI Performer: Carmen GIANNATTASIO - Soprano Performer: Igor Bakan - Main Artist Performer: Julia GERTSEVA - Main Artist Performer: Julianne Gearheart - Main Artist Performer: Peter LINDROOS - Tenor Performer: Phillippe ROUILLON - Baritone Performer: Thierry Vallier - Main Artist Performer: Zoran TODOROVICH - Tenor Performer: Flanders Opera Chorus Performer: Flanders Opera Symphony Orchestra