Both renée fleming, natalie dessay and anna netrebko now appear as manon on dvd - all superb in three different productions, that seem tailored to the individual strengths of each soprano this dvd was recorded live at the berlin state opera during the run of performances in april/may last year, of which i attended the premiere. Dessay and villazón are nothing short of remarkable, and their portrayal of the lovers has a certain hypnotic urgency that sweeps you off your feet indeed, the interpretative levels reached can hardly be bettered. The love-torn relationship of the titular prince and the fiancée stolen from him by his father the king is sensitively staged and played: rolando villazon (in less uncertain voice than reportedly. David mcvicar's production of manon takes a more than usually harsh view of the story, too often softened by rococo prettiness here, everything and everybody is for sale, and behind the façade of 18th-century paris lurks a world of corruption, disease and perversion it is thrilling, sometimes. Jules massenet - manon / dessay, villazon, ramey, lanza, henry, perez, mcvicar 2008 by natalie dessay and rolando villazon dvd gran teatre del liceu 2007.
The home of classical music all information about natalie dessay at a glance and a click videos, photos, cds, dvds, blurays, tickets, tourdaten, merchandise, rss news feeds. Manon (french pronunciation: in december 1914, an unofficial christmas truce on dessay villazon the western front a rare and exclusive selection of concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries and master classes. Massenet: manon / dessay, villazon, ramey - erato (dvd massenet: manon / dessay, villazon, ramey with henry, didier, villazón, rolando on dvd order from your preferred classical music cd store - arkivmusic. So what could be called the manon season reached its end with massenet's main work on the subject with an all star cast, headed by natalie dessay and rolando villazón, both of them real idols for the barcelona public.
Massenet manon [dvd]  as far as i know the only other version available on dvd is the 2007 barcelona performance again with villazon but natalie dessay as. The 2007 netrebko and villazon production i think it is worth the look too, as is the one with alagna as des grieux natalie dessay captures the role of manon. Rolando villazón (tenor), with rebecca bottone (asteria) & jean gandoullet (tamerlano), christopher suckling (cello) & robert howarth (harpsichord. In 'en fermant les yeux' from manon, natalie dessay provides manon's brief phrases (no more than 20 words), and villazón makes a really sensitive dreamer 'ah, fuyez' goes well too, but it will be the arias from roma , grisélidis and le mage that will attract most listeners.
Anna yuryevna netrebko (russian: анна юрьевна нетребко, born 18 september 1971) is a russian operatic sopranoshe holds dual russian and austrian citizenships and resides in vienna, austria, and in new york city. Filmed at the liceu in barcelona in june 2007, david mcvicar's production of massenet's masterpiece is strong on period flavour, presenting a knowing and even louche vision of 18th-century french society in tanya mccallin's carefully lit designs it's strong, too, in the delineation and. Find great deals on ebay for pete ramey dvd shop with confidence.
Natalie dessay and rolando villazón bring jules massenet's classic opera to the stage in this dazzling production in 18th-century france, manon (dessay) faces life as a nun, despite catching the eye of many men when she meets the handsome but penniless des grieux (villazón), she falls deeply in. For their first-ever encounter in a staged opera, natalie dessay as manon and rolando villazón as des grieux were the much-awaited highlight of barcelona's liceu season this june 2007 in david mcvicar's beautiful stage production of massenet's manon. French subtitles available : click on the right corner at the bottom of the video to add them i've decided to upload some videos of natalie's performances, even though they already are on youtube, but with english subtitles, because when i'm watching an opera, i'd rather like to know what's going on.
Dessay is probably the best current manon, and villazon virtually owns des grieux--his recording with nebretko is also on the market villazon is in every way domingo's rightful heir third: any liceu production on dvd is quite welcome. He made his debut at the gran teatre del liceu in barcelona as nemorino and returned for a new production of manon alongside natalie dessay both manon and don carlo have also been released on dvd. A little while back, the opening editorial of opera magazine bemoaned the celebrity joint promotion of anna netrebko and rolando villazón and claimed that their voices are not as perfect a match as deutsche grammophon would have us believe.
Massenet - manon | for their first-ever encounter in a staged opera, natalie dessay as manon and rolando villazón as des grieux were the much-awaited highl. Massenet's passionate and tragic manon stars three of today's operatic luminaries: rolando villazón as chevalier des grieux, samuel ramey as his father, and the incomparable coloratura natalie dessay as manon herself. Anna as lucia - interviewed by natalie dessay eingestellt von christinaluise um. He made his debut at the gran teatre del liceu in barcelona as nemorino and returned for a new production of manon alongside natalie dessay both manon and don carlo have also been released on dvd he gave his debut at zurich opera as alfredo, and returned for a new production of il re pastore led by sir william christie, and performances of l.
Dvd: natalie dessay as manon - with rolando villazón from barcelona manon 60, is an opera by richard strauss with a german libretto by hugo von hofmannsthal natalie dessay: bach cantatas a demanding christmas pleaser. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Rolando villazón, netrebko's ardent des grieux, is equally persuasive wooing natalie dessay's quicksilver manon in david mcvicar's politically-tinged production of the opera, recorded at barcelona's liceu in 2007, paced by victor pablo pérez (virgin classics dvd. Natalie dessay, rolando villazon, teatro del liceu barcelona/victor pablo pérez (virgin classics) 24 february 2008 it seems that barely a month goes by without virgin classics releasing another recording by natalie dessay.