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Ravel: L'heure espagnole - L'enfant et les sortilèges

FRA 008

DVD NTSC 16:9 anamorphic Colour All regions
Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 / DTS 5.1 Surround
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Playing time: 126'
Chapters: 11 + 15 + 1 + 1
Booklet pages: 28
© 2013 FRA Musica
Reviewer: Howard Smith
Review of Ravel: L'heure espagnole - L'enfant et les sortilèges published on 1 January 2014

Watch and listen: Ravel: Teapot, Chinese Cup (L'enfant et les sortilèges) (title 4, chapter 5, 10:02-11:00)

Glyndebourne Chorus
Jeremy Bines, chorus master
Children of Trinity School, Croydon
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pieter Schoeman, leader
Kazushi Ono, conductor
Laurent Pelly, director, costume design
Caroline Ginet, set design and adaptation for this production (L'heure espagnole)
Florence Evrard, set design (L'heure espagnole)
Barbara de Limburg, set design (L'enfant et les sortilèges)
Joël Adam, lighting designer
Jean-Jacques Delmotte, costume design collaboration
François Roussillon, film director

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937):

L'heure espagnole, opera in one act, with libretto by Franc-Nohain
1 Opening credits
2 Introduction
3 Ramiro: Señor Torquemada ...
4 Concepción: Il était temps, voici Gonzalve !
5 Iñigo: Salut à la belle horlogère !
6 Ramiro: Voilà ce que j'appelle une femme charmante
7 Concepción: Ah ! Vous, n'est-ce-pas, preste ! Leste !
8 Concepción: Oh ! La pitoyable aventure !
9 A cuckoo sings
10 Torquemada: Il n'est, pour l'horloger, de joie égale ...
11 Curtain calls and credits

Elliot Madore, Ramiri
François Piolino, Torquemada
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Concepción
Alek Shrader, Gonzalve
Paul Gay, Don Íñigo Gómez

L'enfant et les sortilèges, opera in one act, with libretto by Colette
1 Opening credits
2 Child, Mother
3 Armchair, Chair
4 Grandfather Clock
5 Teapot, Chinese Cup
6 Fire
7 Shepherd, Shepherdess
8 Princess
9 Little Old Man (Arithmetic)
10 Cat, Tom Cat
11 Tree
12 Dragonfly, Nightingale, Bat
13 Squirrel, Frog
14 Owl
15 Curtain calls and credits

Khatouna Gadelia, Child
Elodie Méchain, Mother, Chinese Cup, Dragonfly
Elliot Madore, Tom Cat, Grandfather Clock
Paul Gay, Armchair, Tree
Julie Pasturaud, Chair, Bat
François Piolino, Teapot, Little Old Man (Arithmetic), Frog
Kathleen Kim, Fire, Princess, Nightingale
Natalia Brzezińska, Shepherd
Hila Fahima, Shepherdess
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Cat, Squirrel
Kirsty Stokes, Owl

Extra features:
1 Discovering L'heure espagnole
2 L'enfant et les sortilèges - Realising the Dream ...

Recorded August 2012 at Glyndebourne, East Sussex, England

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