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 (go͞o′nō, go͞o-nō′), Charles François 1818-1893.
French composer particularly noted for his ecclesiastical music and the operas Faust (1859) and Romeo and Juliet (1867).
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(ˈɡuːnəʊ; French ɡuno)
(Biography) Charles François (ʃarl frɑ̃swa). 1818–93, French composer of the operas Faust (1859) and Romeo and Juliet (1867)
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(ˈgu noʊ, guˈnoʊ)

Charles François, 1818–93, French composer.
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Gounod had conducted the Funeral March of a Marionnette; Reyer, his beautiful overture to Siguar; Saint Saens, the Danse Macabre and a Reverie Orientale; Massenet, an unpublished Hungarian march; Guiraud, his Carnaval; Delibes, the Valse Lente from Sylvia and the Pizzicati from Coppelia.
It was the first time that the young artist sang in this work of Gounod, which had not been transferred to the Opera and which was revived at the Opera Comique after it had been produced at the old Theatre Lyrique by Mme.
He will team up with sopranos Stefanie Quintin, Myramae Meneses and Jasmin Salvo in an evening of opera duets from Gounod's 'Romeo et Juliette,' Donizetti's 'L'Elisir d'amore' and Puccini's 'La Boheme.'
GOUNOD ICELAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / TORTELIER HHHH H The ISO will visit Birmingham next year for a concert which includes Sibelius's Symphony No.1 under their principal conductor, Yan Pascal Tortelier.
Grigolo's repertoire includes some 24 operas from a range of composers, among whom are Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, Puccini, Gounod, Massenet, Offenbach, and Bernstein, along with Rossini's sacred works.
It is not only an interesting vignette of the legendary American soprano's career, but also is a fascinating first-person narrative of her relationship with Charles Gounod (1818-1893), along with her analysis of his music.
1883: The Metropolitan Opera House in New York opened with a performance of Gounod's Faust.
Charles Gounod. Faust: Opera en cinq actes (Version opera).
The grand opera "Faust" by French composer Charles Gounod demonstrates what the wish to be young again can lead to.
The Sunday March 18 Aberfoyle recital will include works by composers Dragonetti, Elgar, Gounod, Keyper, Neher and Romberg.
Together with piano accompanist Marie-Eve Scarfone (who, like Claire, studied at l'Universite de Montreal), she serves up a varied program of 20 tracks, ranging from Purcell to Wolf transversing Gounod, Debussy Strauss, Brahms, Barber and Dominick Allento along the way.