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Georges Prêtre

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Georges Prêtre

Georges Prêtre has been played on NTS in shows including The Opera Show, featured first on 21 February 2017. Songs played include La Traviata (Highlights) and Je Crois Entendre Encore.

Georges Prêtre (14 August 1924 – 4 January 2017) was a French orchestral and opera conductor.

He was born in Waziers (Nord), and attended the Douai Conservatory and then studied harmony under Maurice Duruflé and conducting under André Cluytens among others at the Paris Conservatoire. Amongst his early musical interests were jazz and trumpet. After graduating, he conducted in a number of small French opera houses sometimes under the pseudonym Georges Dherain. His conducting debut was…

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La Traviata (Highlights)
Verdi, Montserrat Caballé, Carlo Bergonzi, Sherrill Milnes, RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra, Chorus, Georges Prêtre
RCA Victor Red Seal1967
La Traviata (Highlights)
Verdi, Montserrat Caballé, Carlo Bergonzi, Sherrill Milnes, RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra, Chorus, Georges PrêtreRCA Victor Red Seal1967
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Je Crois Entendre Encore
Bizet, Cotrubas, Vanzo, Sarabia, Choeur, Orchestre du Théâtre de L'Opéra de Paris, Georges Prêtre
EMI Classics2004
Je Crois Entendre Encore
Bizet, Cotrubas, Vanzo, Sarabia, Choeur, Orchestre du Théâtre de L'Opéra de Paris, Georges PrêtreEMI Classics2004
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