Massenet: Werther

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4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

COMPOSERS: Massenet
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Werther
PERFORMER: Hadley, Von Otter, Upshaw; Opéra National de Lyon/Kent Nagano
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 6828901

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Nagano keeps the Lyon Orchestra back from his singers which only intensifies the drama between Von Otter’s deeply sympathetic Charlotte and Hadley’s troubled hero. Best of all is a superb Sophie from Dawn Upshaw. Christopher Cook