Stravinsky: Le Rossignol & Oedipus Rex

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COMPOSERS: Stravinsky
LABELS: EMI
WORKS: Le rossignol; Oedipus Rex*; Renard
PERFORMER: Dessay, Rolfe Johnson, Lipovsek; Opéra National de Paris Chorus & Orchestra/James Conlon; *London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir/Franz Welser-Möst
CATALOGUE NO: 456 5002

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Dessay is stunning, heading a strong cast in this unsurpassed account of The Nightingale. Renard is less successful, and Oedipus Rex is decidedly pedestrian. Christopher Dingle