Louis Joseph Ferdinand Herold: Le Pré Aux Clercs – Paul McCreesh

Marie-Eve Munger; Marie Lenormand, Jeanne Crousaud, Michael Spyres, Eric Huchet, Christian Helmer, Coro Gulbenkian, Orquestra Gulbenkian, Paul McCreesh

Format: 2 CD/Book
Release date: 1/11/2016
Barcode: 9788460892243 Catégories : , , ,


   in Classical Music (Jan, 2017)
Hérold’s last opera, premiered in Paris in 1832, was also his greatest (albeit posthumous) success. It’s a delightful work from start to finish, an opera-comique after Mérimée telling the story of three women and their tangled love lives, providing a wonderful vehicle for McCreesh’s fine cast. Orchestral and choral contributions are mostly first rate, and presentation is handsome. …
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   in Opera Now (Jan, 2017)
Louis-Ferdinand Hérold’s comic opera Le Pré aux clercs is having a fashion moment. Following last year’s re-release of the 1959 radio broadcast, and a new production shared by the Opéra-Comique and Wexford Festival, we now have a complete and modern recording based on the Paris performances. Opéra comique as a genre is not generally on trend today (Carmen excepted) and Hérold’s final opera had faded from sight, despite having enjoyed 1,608 performance at the Opéra-Comique between 1832 and 1949. Its obscurity these days is a shame as it’s highly enjoyable. Admittedly there is a lot of dialogue, but it’s delivered with spirit by all. Michael Spyres almost nonchalantly floats through the …
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