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Cherubini: Les Abencérages

CHERUBINI: Les Abencérages, 1813

Opera in three acts by Luigi Cherubini on a libretto by Étienne de Jouy,
premiered on 6 April 1813 at the Académie Impériale de Musique (Paris)

Noraïme – Anaïs Constans
Almanzor – Edgaras Montvidas
Alémar, Le Vizir – Thomas Dolié
Gonzalve – Artavazd Sargsyan
Kaled – Philippe-Nicolas Martin
Alamir – Tomislav Lavoie
Abderam – Douglas Williams
Octaïr / Le Héraut d’armes – Lóránt Najbauer
Egilone – Adriána Kalafszky

Purcell Choir, Orfeo Orchestra (on period instruments)
György Vashegyi – conductor

Recording: 7-8-9 March 2022 in Müpa Budapest
Concert: 9 March 2022 in Müpa Budapest
Published: 11 November 2022

Co-production of Müpa Budapest, Palazzetto Bru Zane and Orfeo Music Foundation with the support of EMMI and the Haydneum – Hungarian Centre for Early Music.

Published by the Palazzetto Bru Zane Label for the ‘French Opera’ series.






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