Gounod: Faust Highlights

Performed by Corelli, Ghiaurov, Sutherland, Massard; Ambrosian Opera Chorus and the LSO; conducted by Bonynge.

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COMPOSERS: Gounod
LABELS: Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: Gounod: Faust Highlights
WORKS: Faust (highlights)
PERFORMER: Corelli, Ghiaurov, Sutherland, Massard; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; LSO/Bonynge
CATALOGUE NO: 482 2566 (1966)

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An amazing cast that never quite gels. Corelli’s ringing top is present but there’s trouble below. Sutherland glitters and droops when she should tug at our hearts. Christopher Cook