Briseis, ou Les Amantes de Corinthe

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EMMANUEL CHABRIER
Briseis, ou Les Amantes de Corinthe
Joan Rodgers, Mark Padmore, Simon Keenlyside, Michael George / Chorus Of Scottish Opera / BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Jean-Yves Ossonce

[ Hyperion Helios / CD ]

Release Date: Saturday 1 September 2012

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PENGUIN GUIDE ROSETTE
GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE
'For those who heard Chabrier's incomplete magnum opus at last year's Festival this recording will need no recommendation... Fabulously rewarding' (The Scotsman)

PENGUIN GUIDE ROSETTE
GRAMOPHONE CRITICS' CHOICE

'A highlight of last year's Edinburgh Festival ... a memorable experience ... gorgeous ... an extraordinarily voluptuous and erotic affair. Joan Rodgers sings ravishingly ... Ossonce brings this exciting rarity to throbbing life' (The Sunday Telegraph)

'For those who heard Chabrier's incomplete magnum opus at last year's Festival this recording will need no recommendation... Fabulously rewarding' (The Scotsman)

'Laurels for whoever's idea it was to capture this Edinburgh Festival concert on CD, to cast and record it so well, and to package it so excellently. French opera buffs should rush to buy it' (The Musical Times)

'The most opulent discographic discovery of the decade' (Fanfare, USA)

'Sumptuous, colorful, sensuous, passionate, it was an astonishing achievement, and, for listeners, a rare discovery' (Fanfare, USA)

Recorded during the Edinburgh Festival at a public performance in Usher Hall on 18 August 1994 and issued in conjunction with BBC Radio 3