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Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ - Andrew Goodwin (tenor); Andrew Staples (tenor); Matthew Brook (bass baritone); Roderick Williams (baritone);...
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  1. L'Enfance du Christ, oratorio for soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, 3 basses, chorus & orchetsra ("trilogie sacrée") H. 130 (Op. 25)
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Hector Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ is a unique work, somewhere between an opera and an oratorio, favoring soloists over the chorus but coming to rest in lyrical moments that Berlioz himself, not a religious man, built into the text that lend the work a kind of gentle mysticism. Berlioz himself called the work a tragédie sacrée . It's a tricky dynamic to strike for the conductor. Colin Davis was a specialist in the work who could handle the soloists in the right way, and Sir Andrew Davis, his namesake if not his relative, ...

Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ 2019, Chandos

UPC: 095115522820