ANDRÉ CARDINAL DESTOUCHES (1672-1749): Callirhoé.

Catalogue Number: 07J023

Label: Glossa

Reference: GCD 921612

Format: CD

Price: $37.98

Description: The first opera by this composer to appear on CD, Callirhoé is a tragédie lyrique originally produced for Louis XIV in 1712 but presented here in its much richer, more colorful 1743 revision. Ten pages of excerpts from a published book on this work, by four different authors, introduce us to a forgotten master of the late baroque French stage. Self-recommending for any collector of operas from Lully through Rameau. 2 CDs. French-English libretto. Stéphanie D'Oustrac (soprano), Cyril Auvity (countertenor), João Fernandes (bass), Le Concert Spirituel; Hervé Niquet.


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