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Olivier Laquerre - baritone

DocuTainment Plus / CBC

"Jean Baptiste Lully's acknowledged masterpiece, PERSÉE was composed for Louis XIV, and is lovingly recreated here by the early music specialists of the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir. Marshall Pynkoski's lush production features mesmerizing scenery and effects, which evoke the opera's original 17th-century performances."

Persée (Lully)

Vilma Indra Vitols, Venus, A Warrior Nymph
Marie Lenormand, Andromède
Monica Whicher, Mérope
Olivier Laquerre, Céphée, Medusa
Curtis Sullivan, Cyclops, A Gorgon, A Triton
Colin Ainsworth, Mercure
Cyril Auvity, Persée
Stephanie Novacek, Cassiope
Alain Coulombe, Phinée
Michiel Schrey, Euryale
Jeanne Lamon, Musical Direction
Hervé Niquet, Conductor
Jeannette Lajeunesse-Zingg, Choreography
Marshall Pynkoski, Stage Director
Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, Choir
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra
Opera Atelier, Company

Dates:

Recorded : 28 Apr 2004
Where : Elgin Theatre, Toronto

Released : 2008

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Quotes:

"Laquerre [has a] commanding bass voice that never sounds harsh."
    - Brian J Hay  (Amazon Reviews)

"Laquerre (possède) une voix de baryton basse qui en impose sans jamais être discordante."
    - Brian J Hay  (Amazon Reviews)

"Laquerre, un des meilleurs jeunes barytons canadiens"
    - Marcel Quillévéré  (ForumOpera.com)

"Laquerre [...] fait de Méduse, aussi, une composition désopilante"
    - Marcel Quillévéré  (ForumOpera.com)

"[Laquerre] chante magnifiquement le rôle du Roi des Ethiopiens."
    - Marcel Quillévéré  (ForumOpera.com)

"Laquerre [allie] puissance et justesse"
    - Viet-Linh NGUYEN  (Forum Opéra)

"Laquerre is a versatile singing-actor"
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre [is] equally convincing as the dignified King of Ethiopia or as the whimpering Medusa"
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre takes control of the stage with his presence"
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre [is] gifted with good looks, wit, plenty of charisma, and a deep voice of pleasant timbre"
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre plays on this through effective moves and color in the voice."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"[Laquerre's] Medusa stands above the croud in terms of interpretation and wit."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre's Medusa is amusing and amused about “her” misfortune."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"[Laquerre] runs the gamut of facial expressions and grandiose body language."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Céphée's “Je perds ma fille, hélas!” is hearfelt"
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre, un chanteur - acteur d'une grande versatilité."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre (est) aussi convaincant dans la dignité du personnage du roi d'Éthiopie que dans la pleurnicharde Méduse."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Par sa présence, Laquerre prend le contrôle de la scène."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre est doté d'une belle apparence, d'intelligence d'un grand charisme et d'une voix profonde au timbre agréable."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Sur scène, Laquerre affiche une gestuelle efficace qui met en valeur les nuances de sa voix."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"La Méduse de Laquerre de Méduse sort de la mêlée en ce qui concerne l'interprétation et l'intelligence."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"La Méduse de Laquerre est si amusante que le public rit de sa mauvaise fortune."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Laquerre manie tout la gamme des expressions faciales en harmonie avec un grandiose langage corporel."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

"Le «Je perds ma fille, hélas!» de Cépée est à briser le coeur."
    - Wes Blomster  (OperaToday.com)

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