Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe / Poulenc: Gloria

Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe / Poulenc: Gloria

by Bernard Haitink
     
 
The Chicago Symphony Chorus takes center stage in two gorgeous French works from the twentieth century. Poulenc’s effervescent Gloria features up-and-coming soprano Jessica Rivera’s recording debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The scenario for Ravel’s ballet Daphnis et Chloé was adapted by choreographer Michel Fokine from a third century romance by the

Overview

The Chicago Symphony Chorus takes center stage in two gorgeous French works from the twentieth century. Poulenc’s effervescent Gloria features up-and-coming soprano Jessica Rivera’s recording debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The scenario for Ravel’s ballet Daphnis et Chloé was adapted by choreographer Michel Fokine from a third century romance by the Greek writer Longus. At almost an hour, Daphnis et Chloé is Ravel’s longest work and the music is widely regarded as some of the composer’s finest and most passionate. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
05/12/2009
Label:
Cso Resound
UPC:
0810449019064
catalogNumber:
901906
Rank:
165200

Tracks

  1. Gloria, for soprano, chorus & orchestra, FP 177  - Francis Poulenc  -  Chicago Symphony Orchestra  -  Chicago Symphony Chorus  - Bernard Haitink  - Duain Wolfe  - Jessica Rivera
  2. Daphnis et Chloé, ballet for orchestra  - Maurice Ravel  -  Chicago Symphony Orchestra  - Bernard Haitink

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