Ravel: L’enfant et les sortilèges

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COMPOSERS: Ravel
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: L’enfant et les sortilèges;
PERFORMER: Glyndebourne Festival Opera; London PO/Simon Rattle/Sian Edwards

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These affectionate productions of the Ravel double-bill have sumptuous orchestral playing and fine vocal characterisation. Sendak’s distinctive designs are striking, but do not match the music for colour and sparkle in L’enfant. Christopher Dingle