About the Album
Recorded at the Opéra Bastille in June of 2001, this recording of Massenet's Manon features Marcelo Álvarez as des Grieux and Jesús López-Cobos in the orchestra pit.
For the most part her gorgeous, full sound is ideal for the character, and she encompasses every note of the range, including the big, spot-on high-Ds in the Cours de la Reine and Gambling scenes. Her soft singing is meltingly beautiful.Classics Today
Release Date: November 11, 2003
Label: Sony Music Canada Inc.
CD / Download: 3