91. Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame (Jules Massenet)

LE JONGLEUR DE NOTRE-DAME Miracle in 3 acts Composer: Jules Massenet Libretto: Maurice Léna, after a tale by Anatole France, inspired by a mediaeval legend First performance: Théâtre de Monte-Carlo, 18 February 1902 JEAN, the jugglerTenorAdolphe MaréchalBONIFACE, the monastery cookBaritoneMaurice RenaudPriorBassGabriel SoulacroixA poet monkTenorBerquierA painter monkBaritoneJuste NivetteA musician monkBaritoneGrimaudA sculptor monkBassCrupeninckSinger monkBaritoneSennevalMonk, on guard dutyBaritoneDelestangA … Continue reading 91. Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame (Jules Massenet)

74. Kassya (Léo Delibes, Jules Massenet)

KASSYA Opéra in 4 actes and 5 tableaux Composer: Léo Delibes, completed and orchestrated by Jules Massenet Librettists: Henri Meilhac & Philippe Gille, after a short story by L. von Sacher-Masoch First performed: Théâtre National de l’Opéra-Comique (salle du Châtelet), Paris, 24 March 1893, conducted by Jules Danbé. (Check out Phil's review) KASSYA, gypsy, 20 years oldSopranoMme … Continue reading 74. Kassya (Léo Delibes, Jules Massenet)