January 25, 2019
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Ian Bostridge, tenor
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.
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