In Review: Campellone leads "Faust" at Opéra de Monte Carlo

“In Monte-Carlo, the answer is obvious: the musical interpretation given by Laurent Campellone, with a superlative orchestra, is one that captivates through and through! From the very beginning, he knows how to modulate intensities, play with timbre shades, create contrasts without sacrificing subtle nuances, so much so that the piece regains an unexpected freshness and he gives listeners the pleasure to discover anew overheard pages. With relentless alertness, he indicates, signals, maintains a sustained tempo that steers clear of all possible pompousness and carries through this monument, in unison with supercharged musicians who greet him warmly every time he enters the pit. A happiness they share unreservedly with the audience.” -Maurice Salles - Forum Opera (translated from French)

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