Viardot

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COMPOSERS: Viardot
LABELS: Opera Rara
WORKS: Cendrillon
PERFORMER: Sandrine Piau, Paul Austin Kelly, Elizabeth Vidal, Jean-Luc Viala, André Cognet, Susannah Waters, Jean Rigby; Geoffrey Mitchell Choir/Nicholas Kok (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: ORR 212
Pauline Viardot retired from the operatic stage to compose light operas that hint at the masterworks she knew as a singer. The libretto of Cendrillon is paper-thin, but the music has charm and is here sung as beautifully as if it were great. Christopher Wood

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