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A landmark account of Charpentier’s opera


‘In both works, Charpentier’s yearning melodies and wistful harmonies are always tempered by French Baroque etiquette’, writes Kate Bolton-Porciatti. ‘Alpha Classics’s recording is luminous and detailed.’


La Descent d’Orphée aux enfers
Déborah Cachet, Zsuzsi Tóth, Stefanie True, Clara Coutouly, Victoria Cassano, Reinoud van Mechelen, Raphael Höhn, Philippe Froeliger, Lionel Meunier, Geoffrey Buffière, Vox Luminis, A Nocte Temporis/Lionel Meunier, Reinoud van Mechelen
Alpha Classics ALPHA 566


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