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Gaveaix: Léonore / Opera Lafayette

The Washington, D.C.-based Opera Lafayette production of the rarely staged Pierre Gaveaux’s opera Léonore, the direct forerunner to Beethoven’s Fidelio.

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Pierre Gaveaux’s opéra comique Léonore, ou L’Amour conjugal has been described as ‘one of the most famous pieces of lyric theatre that virtually no contemporary audience has ever witnessed.’ The premiere at the Théâtre Feydeau, Paris in 1798, received widespread critical acclaim and provided the source material for Beethoven’s Fidelio. This modern premiere by the Washington, D.C.-based Opera Lafayette, conducted by artistic director and conductor, Ryan Brown, features the rising Canadian opera stars Kimy Mc Laren as Léonore/Fidélio, Jean-Michel Richer as Florestan and Tomislav Lavoie as Roc. Oriol Thomas makes his Opera Lafayette debut as stage director in this ‘uncommonly rewarding’ production from the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College, New York, in 2017.

Opera in two acts (1798)
Libretto by Jean-Nicolas Bouilly (1763–1842)

Léonore/Fidélio KIMY MC LAREN Soprano
Florestan JEAN-MICHEL RICHER Tenor
Roc TOMISLAV LAVOIE Bass
Marceline PASCALE BEAUDIN Soprano
Pizare DOMINIQUE CÔTÉ Baritone
Jacquino KEVEN GEDDES Tenor
Dom Fernand ALEXANDRE SYLVESTRE Bass-baritone

OPERA LAFAYETTE ORCHESTRA and CHORUS
Conductor and Artistic Director RYAN BROWN
Stage Director ORIOL TOMAS
Video Director JASON STARR
Filmed on 23 February 2017 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College, New York

[2.110591 / NBD0085V]
Total playing time: 82 minutes
Language: French · Subtitles: French, English, Japanese, Korean
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo · DVD 5 · Region: 0 (Worldwide)
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo · BD 25 · Region: A, B, C

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