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Berlioz: La damnation de Faust - Bryan Hymel (tenor); Christopher Purves (baritone); Gábor Bretz (bass); Karen Cargill (mezzo-soprano);...
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  1. La Damnation de Faust, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra ("légende dramatique"), H. 111 (Op. 24)
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The London Symphony Orchestra has long expertise with the music of Berlioz, ever since the glory days of conductor Sir Colin Davis. The big cantata La Damnation de Faust, a dramatization of Goethe's poem, is firmly in their wheelhouse; they excel in both the work's sweeping emotional range and in its huge variety of orchestral effects. Here, in a live performance led by the orchestra's new conductor Sir Simon Rattle, returning to England after leaving so acrimoniously years ago, the orchestra's players are uniformly ...

Berlioz: La damnation de Faust 2019, LSO Live

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