Claude Debussy: Prelude to l'après-midi d'un faune - Igor Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps - Maurice Ravel: Boléro. The Paris Opera Orchestra, conducted by Philippe Jordan. Released June 2013.
Opera is a place where debate has always been impassioned, reflecting the larger-than-life dramatics that embody the creation of an opera. For opera does not appeal to reason: if, since its advent four centuries ago, it has managed to move the spectator, it is because it conveys the universality of emotion (...)