Enescu: Oedipe

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Enescu: Oedipe



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3rd Jan 2006




2 hours 8 minutes


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Enescu: Oedipe

Monte Pederson, Eglis Silins, Davide Damiani, Michael Roider

Chorus and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Michael Gielen

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George Enescu: Oedipe, Op. 23

Act I Prologue: Prelude

Act I Prologue: Roi Laios, en ta maison (Women, High Priest, Warriors, Shepherds, Creon)

Act I Prologue: Les Dieux ont beni l’enfant (High Priest, Jocasta, Laius, Tiresias, Chorus)

Act II Scene 1: Mais l’exil eternel! (Oedipus, Phorbas, Chorus)

Act II Scene 1: Pourquoi trembler, mon fils? (Merope, Oedipus)

Act II Scene 2: Est-ce deja le Roi? (Shepherd, Oedipus, Laius)

Act II Scene 3: De l’aurore a l’aurore (Watchman, Oedipus, Sphinx)

Act II Scene 3: Ho! Ho! Reveillez-vous, Thebains! (Watchman, Oedipus, Thebans, Chorus)

Act III: Oh! Oh! Helas! Helas! (Chorus, Oedipus, High Priest, Creon)

Act III: Divin Tiresias, tres cher, tres grand (Oedipus, Tiresias, Creon, Chorus)

Act III: Qu’entends-je, Oedipe? (Jocasta, Oedipus, Chorus, Shepherds, Phorbas)

Act III: Ouvrez les portes! (Oedipus, Chorus, Antigone, Creon)

Act IV Epilogue: Bienveillantes! Bienfaisantes! (Chorus, Theseus, Oedipus, Antigone)

Act IV Epilogue: Pere! Pere! Creon! Je vois Creon! (Antigone, Creon, Oedipus, Chorus)

BBC Music Magazine

March 2006


“Enescu's only work for the lyric stage is one of the greatest of all 20th-century operas, and one of the most neglected. …most of the newcomers are good, with Monte Pederson's Oedipe being especially impressive. Michael Gielen conducts with total commitment.”

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