Richard Tucker performs his signature role of Eléazar in Halevy's La Juive

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Album title:
Halevy
Composer(s):
Halévy
Works:
La juive
Performer:
Tucker et al; Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra/Almeida RCA 88985397782 (1974) 49 mins
Label:
RCA
Catalogue Number:
88985397782 (1974)
Performance:
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Recording:
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Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Richard Tucker performs his signature role of Eléazar in Halevy's La Juive
Highlights of this archetypal French grand opera, a tragedy of anti-semitic persecution. It’s robustly sung in French and rather ponderously conducted, but preserving Richard Tucker’s signature role of Eléazar.

Michael Scott-Rohan

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