DVD

Les pêcheurs de perles

Georges Bizet (composer), Annick Massis (performer), Yasuharu Nakajima (performer)
Title
Les pêcheurs de perles
Composer
Georges Bizet 1838-1875
Performer
Annick Massis  (sopraan) Yasuharu Nakajima  (tenor) Luca Grassi  (bariton) Luigi De Donato  (bas) Coro del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia
Conductor
Marcello Viotti
Director
Pier Luigi Pizzi
Librettist
Eugène Cormon Michel Carré
Publisher
Dynamic, 2005
1 dvd-video + boekje
Note
Ondertiteling: Italiaans, Engels, Duits, Frans, Spaans, Japans en Chinees
EAN
8007144334598
CDR
DCD0302

About Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet (25 October 1838 – 3 June 1875), registered at birth as Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, was a French composer of the Romantic era. Best known for his operas in a career cut short by his early death, Bizet achieved few successes before his final work, Carmen, which has become one of the most popular and frequently performed works in the entire opera repertoire.

During a brilliant student career at the Conservatoire de Paris, Bizet won many prizes, including the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1857. He was recognised as an outstanding pianist, though he chose not to capitalise on this skill and rarely performed in public. Returning to Paris after almost three years in Italy, he found that the main Parisian opera theatres preferred the established classical repertoire to the works of newcomers. His keyboard and orchestral compositions were likewise largely ignored; as a result, his career stalled, and he earned his living mainly by arranging and tr…Read more on Wikipedia