Les Ballets Russes, Vol. 2 - EuropaChorAkademie (choir, chorus); SWR Baden-Baden and Freiburg Symphony Orchestra
Track Listing
  1. Daphnis et Chloé, ballet for orchestra, M. 57
  2. Les biches, suite for orchestra (from the ballet), FP 36
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When selecting an orchestra to record works associated with Les Ballets Russes, SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg might not be one's first choice. What, after all, would a German radio orchestra best known for its recordings of post-modernist masterpieces by the likes of Boulez and Stockhausen do with Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé and Poulenc's Les Biches? As this 2008 Hänssler disc shows, they do just fine. Led by seasoned German conductor Michael Gielen in the Ravel, the orchestra plays with a smoothly polished, ...

Les Ballets Russes, Vol. 2 2008, Haenssler

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