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Régine Crespin sings Lieder and French melodies

Orchestre Philharmonique de l'ORTF - Janine Reiss (piano) - Christian Ivaldi (piano)

Régine Crespin sings Lieder and French melodies Orchestre Philharmonique de l'ORTF - Janine Reiss (piano) - Christian Ivaldi (piano)

About

In a Berlioz, Schubert or Poulenc recital, the French lioness live.

Born in Marseille in 1927, Régine Crespin finally succumbed to illness on July 5th, 2007. The one the Americans called "The French Lioness" had fought off two cancers, as she tells in her wonderful memoirs (À la ville, à la scène, published by Actes Sud). Of her, there fortunately remains archive images shot at different times in her career.

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Program

  • Hector Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust, dramatic legend in four parts, Op. 24
    • Part 4: "D'amour l'ardente flamme" (Marguerite)
  • Hector Berlioz, Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7
    • 2. Le Spectre de la rose
  • Hector Berlioz, The Trojans
    • "Je vais mourir" – "Adieu, fière cité"
  • Maurice Ravel, Histoires naturelles
    • 1. Le Paon
  • Robert Schumann, Liederkreis, Op. 39
    • 2. Intermezzo
    • 5. Mondnacht
  • Franz Schubert, Lachen und Weinen, D. 777
  • Franz Schubert, Death and the Maiden, D. 531
  • Gabriel Fauré, Soir, Op. 83 No. 2
  • Henri Duparc, La Vie antérieure
  • Francis Poulenc, Chansons villageoises
    • Les gars qui vont à la fête

Details

  • Directed by: Philippe Truffault
  • Venue: Maison de la Radio (Paris, France)
  • Production date: 2000
  • Recording date: 1964, 1966, 1972
  • Duration: 51 min
  • Production: © Ideale Audience / Img Artists
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Régine Crespin | Mezzo-soprano
  • Janine Reiss | Pianist
  • Christian Ivaldi | Pianist

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