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William Christie & Les Arts Florissants
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach

William Christie - Short Biography
Les Arts Florissants - Short History

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas

C-1

[2016-07-22][arte] Les Arts Florissants spielen beim Festival de Beaune Bach Kantaten (Cantates de Bach) (BWV 202, 55, 211)

 

Cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 [22:47]
Sonata for 2 violins & continuo in G major, BWV 1039 ( transcription of Sonata for viola da gamba & harpsichord No. 1 in G major, BWV 1027) [no video]
Cantata Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht, BWV 55 [13:16]
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 [22:08]
Cantata Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211 [28:15]

William Christie

Les Arts Florissants (Orchestra)

Soprano: Juliette Perret; Tenor: Reinoud Van Mechelen; Bass: Andrew Foster-Williams

YouTube

Jul 22, 2016

Video / TT: 110:02

Recorded & filmed live at Basilika Notre-Dame, Beaune, Burgundy, France, in the frame of Festival International d'Opéra Baroque de Beaune. Broadcast by Arte Channel.
See: Cantates de Bach (Les Arts Florissants)
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Concert: Cantatas BWV 202, BWV 55, BWV 1067, BWV 211 [110:02] | Cantatas BWV 102, BWV 55, BWV 1067, BWV 211 [110:02]
Cantata BWV 202: Complete Cantata [22:47, Cantata starts at 1:28]
Cantata BWV 55: Complete Cantata [13:16]
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in BWV 1067: Complete Work [22:08]
Cantata BWV 211: Complete Cantata [28:15]

Recordings of Other Vocal Works

V-1

Les Arts Florissants - Proms 2016 - Concert No. 63: Works by Bach

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232

William Christie

Les Arts Florissants (Choir & Orchestra)

Soprano: Katherine Watson; Counter-tenor: Tim Mead; Tenor: Reinoud Van Mechelen; Baritone: André Morsch

YouTube

Sep 1, 2016

Audio / TT: 103:20

Recorded live at at Royal Albert Hall, London, England, in the frame of BBC Proms 2016.
Listen on YouTube:
Mass in B minor BWV 232: Complete Work [103:20] | William Christie dirige la Messe en si de Bach [spoken in French, 4:33] | William Christie & Les Arts Florissants - 'Misa en Si Menor' Bach (Barcelona) - June 16, 2016 [Excerpt, 3:00]

Recordings of Works of Other Composers performed by J.S. Bach

P-1

Handel: Alcina

 

G.F. Handel: Opera Alcina, HWV 34 [176:16]

William Christie

Chœurs du Grand Teâtre Geneve / L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

Soprano [Alcina]: Arleen Augér; Mezzo-soprano [Ruggiero]: Della Jones; Soprano [Morgana]: Donna Brown; Mezzo-soprano [Bradamante]: Kathleen Kuhlmann; Tenor [Oronte]: Jorge Lopez-Yañez; Bass [Melisso]: Gregory Reinhart; Soprano [Oberto]: Martina Musacchio

House of Opera DVD-206
Lyric Distribution 8034
House of Opera MP3-6652
House of Opera MP4-206

May 24, 1990

DVD / TT: 176:16
VHS / TT:
MP3 / TT:
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Recorded live at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Switzerland.
1st recording of Alcina by W. Christie.
2nd recording of Alcina by A. Augér.
Buy this album at:
DVD: House of Opera
Music Download: House of Opera
Video Download: House of Opera

P-2

Handel: Alcina [3-CD]
Handel Edition: Alcina - Orlando [6-CD]

 

G.F. Handel: Opera Alcina, HWV 34 [190:20]

William Christie

Les Arts Florissants (Choir & Orchestra)

Soprano [Alcina]: Renée Fleming; Mezzo-Soprano [Ruggiero]: Susan Graham; Soprano [Morgana]: Natalie Dessay; Mezzo-soprano [Bradamante]: Kathleen Kuhlmann; Tenor [Oronte]: Timothy Robinson; Bass [Melisso]: Laurent Naouri; Soprano [Oberto]: Juanita Lascarro; Tenor: Maurizio Rossano; Bass: Laurent Collobert; Bass: Eric Demarteau; Tenor: Michael Loughlin-Smith

Erato 80233
Warner Classics 69653
Premiere Opera 6396
House of Opera DVDWW-854

Jun 10-13, 1999

3-CD / TT: 190:20
6-CD / TT:
DVD / TT:
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Recorded live at Paris Opera (Palais Garnier), France.
2nd recording of Alcina by W. Christie.
Buy this album at:
3-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Highlights CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Highlights Music Download: Amazon.co.uk
6-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
DVD: House of Opera

The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (March 2017)

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