LUIGI CHERUBINI (1760-1842): Lodoïska.
Catalogue Number: 07P018
Reference: AM 209
Description: This new release of Cherubini's 1791 opéra comique involving Polish noblemen fighting over the title female while being threatened by marauding Tartars gets the full Palazetto Bru Zane-funding treatment: a period-instrument recording supported by the latest scholarship and with top young singers. Previous CDs include and may encompass entirely a mid-60s air-check on Nuova Era and a 1991 Dischi Ricordi Muti recording licensed by Sony Classical. 2 CDs in a 148-page bound (CD box-set sized) book. French-English libretto. Nathalie Manfrino, Hjördis Thébault (sopranos), Sébastien Guèze, Philippe Do (tenors), Le Cercle de l'Harmonie, Les Éléments; Jérémie Rhorer.