[below: manon (natalie dessay) and chevalier des grieux (jonas kaufmann) impulsively decide to run away and live together edited image, based on robert kusel photograph, courtesy of lyric opera of chicago. Watching natalie dessay and rolando villazn express their passion on stage, one is impressed both by their supreme vocal skills and the masterly craft of their acting but one never once believes. Today we were visited by natalie dessay, who spent half a day working with our sopranos (and joe) originally we were all to have had the chance to sing to her, however circumstances forced her to shorten her visit, which was a shame, but still, we got a rare opportunity handed to us.
Amazonca - buy jules massenet - manon / dessay, villazon, ramey, lanza, henry, perez, mcvicar (gran teatre del liceu 2007) (bilingual) at a low price free shipping on qualified orders. Explore galen weeks's board natalie dessay on pinterest | see more ideas about opera, opera house and cleopatra. Flash version here in october, the music world was surprised by news of french soprano natalie dessay's retirement from the operatic stage, following her last performance of massenet's manon at the toulouse opera.
Renee is weak in the first two acts--dessay it probably the only manon who can claim to be 15 and not look like a liar and even though i have not seen it, the vienna production has no allure for me i may be accused of being sexist here, but gruberova has little on not sex appeal for me and the voice is insufficiently glamorous. Natalie dessay will star as the title character in the david mcvicar-directed production of manon for lyric opera of chicago's 2008-09 season photo by antoni bofill/courtesy of lyric opera a scene from madama butterfly, part of lyric opera of chicago's 2008-09 season. Manon - gavotte - english subs - natalie dessay by thecelticspirit natalie dessay and juan diego florez in la sonnambula - son geloso del zefiro errante.
french soprano natalie dessay first rose to global prominence in 1990, winning first prize at the international mozart competition in vienna in the years to follow, she made her debuts with the opéra bastille, vienna, lyons, aix-en-provence, metropolitan, and la scala opera houses, returning to the. Speaking to this enduring success is the recent release of no fewer than three dvds (on virgin, deutsche grammophon, and arthaus) starring such celebrities as natalie dessay, anna netrebko, and renée fleming. Dessay's 2006/2007 season schedule included lucia di lammermoor and la sonnambula in paris, la fille du régiment directed by laurent pelly in london and vienna, and a manon in barcelona she appeared in two new productions during the 2007-08 season at the met: as lucia on opening night, and in a reprise of the london production of la fille. From the gran teatre del liceu, barcelona, spain running time 175 minutes, plus one intermission massenet's passionate and tragic manon stars three of today's operatic luminaries: rolando villazón as chevalier des grieux, thomas hampson as his father, and the incomparable coloratura natalie dessay as manon herself. Find a natalie dessay - the miracle of the voice first pressing or reissue complete your natalie dessay collection shop vinyl and cds.
Dessay's manon shines, not only in her prodigious technical skills but also in a realisation of her conflicted character that shows manon's desire for love running up against her penchant for the finer things in life. Natalie dessay (french: [natali dəsɛ] born 19 april 1965) is a french opera singer who had a highly acclaimed career as a coloratura soprano before leaving the opera stage on 15 october 2013. Browse and buy all classical recordings featuring natalie dessay (soprano. Natalie dessay is a regular collaborator with michel legrand and together they have performed all over the world she is also a committed recital singer, frequently performing french melodies and german lieder with laurent naouri, maciej pikulski or philippe cassard. Natalie dessay quits natalie dessay confirms to the san francisco examiner what her calendar has long suggested her manon in toulouse this september will be her last appearance on the operatic stage.
In 2013, dessay retired from live operatic performance (her final role was as massenet's manon in toulouse, france) but she has continued to record, taking on several projects beyond the scope of opera (something she had previously avoided. Dvd: natalie dessay as manon - with rolando villazón from barcelona manon 60, is an opera by richard strauss with a german libretto by hugo von hofmannsthal natalie dessay: bach cantatas a demanding christmas pleaser. Natalie dessay (soprano) born: april 19, 1965 - lyon, rhône, france the french soprano, natalie dessay (born nathalie dessaix), dropped the h in her first name in honor of natalie wood when she was in grade school and subsequently simplified the spelling of her surname.
French soprano natalie dessay is one the stars of today's operatic world, thrilling audiences as both a singer and an actress pamina (die zauberflöte), manon. Dessay will perform it next year in a new french translation getting back to opera, i asked whether, since she saw little chance of finding a suitable role among existing works, she had ever thought about an opera written specifically for her. Mix - manon - adieu notre petite table - english subs - natalie dessay youtube natalie dessay and juan diego florez in la sonnambula - son geloso del zefiro errante - duration: 8:56. Manon at lyric opera of chicago a funny thing happened on the way to the convent manon lescaut, a pretty little girl with a taste for pretty things, became sidetracked by a pretty young man.