Massenet

Don Quichotte
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Mariinsky Orchestra/Valery Gergiev
'Gergiev whips up the score more vigorously than his predecessors'

Issue: 
April 2012

'Gergiev whips up the score more vigorously than his predecessors' Michael Scott Rohan

Massenet
Don Quichotte
Ferruccio Furlanetto, Anna Kiknadze, Andrei Serov, Eleonora Vindau, Yulia Matochkina, Carlos D'Onofrio, Dmitry Koleushko, Didier Jouanny; Mariinsky Orchestra/ Soloists Ensemble of the Mariinsky; Academy of Young Singers/Valery Gergiev
Mariinsky MAR 0523 (hybrid CD/SACD) 111:34 (2 discs)

Audio clip: from Act II, 'Comment peut-on penser du bien de ces coquines…' 

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