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Ludwig von Beethoven / Luigi Cherubini

Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

Overture Leonore I Ah! perfido! op. 65 / Symphony D major “Vous voyez de vos fils” from 'Médée'

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  • Type SACD
  • Label MDG
  • UPC 0760623185460
  • Catalog number MDG 9401854
  • Release date 06 June 2014

About the album

Bertrand de Billy has selected Luigi Cherubini’s only symphony with his new orchestra in mind. This recently appointed
guest conductor of the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne revealingly relates Cherubini to Ludwig van Beethoven, with Maria Bengtsson in top form as Medea.

Since Cherubini composed his symphony for London, we should not be surprised to find the late Haydn peering around the corner now and again.  Maria Callas successfully lent her support to Cherubini’s Medée, and ever since it has been one of his greatest stage hits. His contemporariesthought that the work was too long. He thereupon blotted out five hundred measures that were first reconstructed in 2013, with help from the most advanced x-ray technology. “Vous voyez de vos fils” is one of the all-time great moments in the
opera literature, and Maria Bengtsson gives us the opportunity to experience the whole emotional spectrum of the title heroine’s suffering.

A stunning addition to MDG's 2 2 2 surround sound technology on SACD.

Also available:
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Berlin Synphonies
Wq 174, 175, 178-181
Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne
Christian Zacharias, conductor
MDG 940 1824-6 (Hybrid-SACD)

  • 1
    Overture No. 1 to Leonore op. 138 Andante con moto – Allegro con brio
    Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • 1
    Scene and Aria “Ah! perfi do” op. 65 Allegro con brio
    Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
  • 1
    “Vous voyez de vos fils” - Aria No. 6 from “Medée” Larghetto
    Composer: Luigi Cherubini
  • 1
    Symphony (1815) D major Largo – Allegro
    Composer: Luigi Cherubini
  • 1
    Symphony (1815) D major Larghetto cantabile
    Composer: Luigi Cherubini
  • 1
    Symphony (1815) D major Minuetto. Allegro non tanto
    Composer: Luigi Cherubini
  • 1
    Symphony (1815) D major Allegro assai
    Composer: Luigi Cherubini

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