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Gounod's 'Le Médecin malgré lui' with Salters, Buszewski, Anderson and Demier from Boston
Gounod's 'Le Médecin malgré lui' is an opéra comique in three acts to a French libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré after Molière's play, also entitled Le Médecin malgré lui. Sganarelle is a drunken wood-cutter who ill-treats his wife, when Valère and Lucas, servants of wealthy Géronte, present themselves in search of a doctor for Géronte's daughter, Lucinde who is feigning dumbness in order to avoid an unpalatable marriage. Performers:
Stephen Salters: Sganarelle.
Piotr Buszewski: Leandre.
Tascha Anderson: Jacqueline.
James Demier: Geronte.
Stefan Barner: Lucas.
Ryne Cherry: Valere.
Whitney Robinson: Martine.
Kristen Watson: Lucinde.
Odyssey Opera. Conductor: Gil Rose.
Recorded 11 November 2018.
Huntington Avenue Theatre, Boston