The complete opera by Rameau on a Harmonia mundi Blu-ray is the free drawing for this month. It is performed by the Ensemble Pygmalion with a peerless list of soloists, conducted by Raphael Pichon and is full of colorful spectacle and entertainment. The production, by Michel Faubion, is noted for its delicious candy colors. Here is a link to the Amazon site where the opera is offered (you can even see a video), and we will soon have our review of it. All you need to do is click on the Register To Win banner on the Home Page and fill out our simple form. We will list below the winner of the September drawing soon.
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