Natalie dessay: opera is an art of the past march 27, 2017 by norman lebrecht 21 comments the french soprano does not believe that opera can relate to modern times – despite her husband earning rave reviews this month in a world premiere interview with forum opéra here je me suis souvent sentie en décalage. Pictures of america is a musical programme devised by star soprano natalie dessay illustrated on stage by projected paintings of edward hopper, half of the concert features popular american jazz and broadway songs arranged by renown jazzmen baptiste trotignon, patrice caratini, pierre boussaguet and cyrille lehn. Find release reviews and credits for le the miracle of the voice - natalie dessay on allmusic - 2007 - virgin classics' two-disc sacd collection of dessay makes a strong case even in roles that generally feature a voice with more weight , such as manon the many legend of the pariah's daughter (bell song) ah par. The daughter of the regiment, from the vienna state opera, features some of the world's finest voices — both singing, and speaking soprano natalie dessay sings the title character opposite the brilliant tenor juan diego florez, and renowned soprano montserrat caballe makes a surprise appearance in. Natalie dessay has been making a real signature role out of marie, donizetti's foundling daughter of the regiment who turns out to be of noble birth (well, partly, wherein lies the tale) we went to covent garden last night specially to see her, and she didn't disappoint: her performance was quite out of the ordinary la fille.
Classic arts news photo journal: montserrat caball_ (and dessay and fl‹rez, too) in vienna's daughter of the regiment by matthew westphal apr 03, 2007 she may be turning 74 next week, but montserrat caball_ isn't fading away into a quiet retirement she was singing new roles at her hometown opera house (the. But whenever possible dessay is in a suburb with a sleepy main street, half an hour outside paris—like pelham but with better pâtisserie—where she lives with her husband, laurent naouri, a baritone, and their thirteen-year-old son and ten- year-old daughter “i live here because i couldn't afford this in. A consummate and many-faceted artist, soprano natalie dessay has enjoyed a long and exceptional career, constantly diversifying and renewing her repertoire – from dazzling coloratura to tragic lyric roles, from the fireworks of mozart's magic flute and donizetti's daughter of the regiment to the most heart-rending and. The familiar plot centers on prince tamino, sent by the queen of the night to rescue her daughter, pamina, from the sorcerer, sarastro as the opera unfolds, tamino's quest for love evolves into one in which self-actualization becomes equally important along for the ride are papageno, his comic sidekick, searching for his.
Here she bustled and fidgeted in her umbrella shop as if to the manner born and coaxed her pregnant daughter into marrying the noble jeweler cassard with selfless devotion vocally, dessay betrays her operatic origins by looking for a subtle musical phrase or a neat vocal pirouette where this music needs to be driven by. Natalie dessay performs in donizetti's la fille du régiment, at the metropolitan opera watch the entire performance on met opera on demand: http://bitly.
Madcap physical comedy and impeccable coloratura come together for natalie dessay's indelible portrayal of the feisty tomboy raised by a regiment of french soldiers juan diego flórez is the young swiss villager who conquers her heart— and a slew of high cs also featuring uproarious performances by felicity palmer. Natalie dessay, the “daughter” of the 21st regiment, remains a ball of energy this is surely one of the most physically involving of parts she has ever taken on right from the off, she has to iron clothes vigorously while negotiating donizetti's tricky writing, something she did with aplomb (although, perhaps, not with quite the. A smile that can only have been a proud daughter's spread across her face as her mother began is there a future here for the moment, and many more to come, center stage will belong to the opera singer chanteuse who can do anything dessay is stunning as she displays confidence, imagination and.