Berlioz: La mort d’Orphée

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LABELS: Virgin
WORKS: La mort d’Orphée; Tristia etc
PERFORMER: Rolando Villazón (tenor); Choeur Les Eléments; Toulouse Capitole National Orchestra/Michel Plasson
CATALOGUE NO: Virgin 628 6162


Berlioz rarities show his idiosyncratic genius rising to diverse challenges, from his first entry for the Prix de Rome competition to a piece celebrating the new railway line from Paris to Lille. Rolando Villazón is the fully-involved soloist. George Hall