Thanks to its partnerships, some CMBV arts projects are recorded and broadcast worldwide. Since 1992 over 150 CDs and DVDs have been released, devoted to 17th and 18th century French music.
This catalogue includes featuring sacred and secular music, operatic and orchestral works and chamber music, performed by a range of ensembles such as the CMBV choir Les Pages & les Chantres conducted by Olivier Schneebeli, Les Talens Lyriques with Christophe Rousset, the Concert Spirituel with Hervé Niquet, the Collegium Marianum with Jana Semeradova, and the Purcell Choir and Orfeo Orchestra conducted by György Vashegyi.
The CMBV’s arts projects have resulted in the release of the following CDs:
- Rediscovered works such as Thésée, a tragédie lyrique by François-Joseph Gossec featuring Les Agréments and the Namur chamber choir conducted by Guy Van Waas;
- Landmark works such as Un Opéra pour trois rois featuring Chantal Santon-Jeffery, Emöke Baráth, Thomas Dolié and the Purcell Choir and Orfeo Orchestra conducted by György Vashegyi;
- CDs co-produced by the CMBV and Alpha such as L’Humaine Comédie featuring secular vocal works by Etienne Moulinié recorded in 2000 by Claire Leffiliâtre, or Poème Harmonique by Vincent Dumestre.
Les Pages & Les Chantres discography
Under the direction of Olivier Schneebeli, Les Pages & Les Chantres have recorded many CDs of baroque and sacred music, operas and musical rediscoveries with professional musicians and ensembles.
The DVDs feature exceptional concerts performed in the palace of Versailles and offer a chance to sample 17th and 18th century French music and dance.