Chabrier: L'Étoile (Blu-ray)

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$54.99
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NBD0091V
Artist:
Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Christophe Mortagne, Residentie Orkest The Hague, Chorus of Dutch National Opera, Patrick Fournillier

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L’Étoile did much to establish Chabrier as a major force on the Parisian stage and his contemporary Henri Duparc praised him specifically for creating a French comic genre, both funny and musical – described as something of a French Die Meistersinger. The fanciful story is set in an imaginary kingdom and all, naturally, ends well. However, despite the slight plot line L’Étoile is something of a pivotal work, a unique example of French 19th-century light opera, orchestrated with great sophistication and flooded with gossamer wit. This production, featuring Stephane d’Oustrac, Christophe Mortagne, and Helene Guilmette, is a co-production of the Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam and Francois Roussillon et Associes.

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Chabrier: L'Etoile (opera)

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Lazuli), Christophe Mortagne (King Ouf), Hélène Guilmette (Princess Laoula), Jérôme Varnier (Siroco), Julie Boulianne (Aloès), François Piolino (Tapioca), Elliot Madore (Prince Hérisson de Porc-Epic)

Residentie Orkest The Hague, Chorus of Dutch National Opera

Patrick Fournillier, Laurent Pelly