A Musical Novel: Charpentier's "Louise"

February 19

This week, we continue a month-long celebration of February-born operas, with the Opéra-Comique's first opera of the 20th century, Gustav Charpentier's rarely-performed "Louise."

Gustave Charpentier: Louise
Beverly Sills: Louise
Nicolai Gedda: Julien
José van Dam: Le père
Mignon Dunn: La mère

Orchestra and Chorus of the Paris Opera
Julius Rudel, conductor

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