Berlioz: Les nuits d’été; Ravel: Shéhérazade; Debussy: Le livre de Baudelaire


Release date:
January 25, 2019

Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Seattle Symphony

HECTOR BERLIOZ: Les nuits d'été
MAURICE RAVEL: Shéhérazade
CLAUDE DEBUSSY / ORCH. JOHN ADAMS: Le livre de Baudelaire

Tenor Ian Bostridge joins Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony in an album exploring the music of iconic French composers renowned for their inventive spirit: Berlioz, Ravel and Debussy. Hailed by The Seattle Times for his “warm tone quality and beautiful expression” during the performance of Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été, the live-in-concert track is paired with studio recordings of Ravel’s imaginative Shéhérazade and Debussy’s colorfully rich Le livre de Baudelaire, orchestrated by John Adams.

CDs may be purchased at Symphonica, The Symphony Store, at Benaroya Hall. Digital downloads and CDs are available through all major online music retailers and streaming services. High-resolution stereo and 5.1 surround files are available from Acoustic Sounds and HDTracks.



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