GEORGES BIZET (1838-1875)
   
 Carmen: Suites Nos 1 & 2 32:31  
  (arr. F. Hoffmann*)  
1 Les toréadors (Introduction to Act I) 2:11
2 Prélude (Prelude to Act I) 1:05
3 La garde montante (Street Urchins' Chorus, Act I)* 3:26
4 Habeñera (Act I)* 2:00
5 Seguédille (Act I)* 1:45
6 Les dragons d'Alcala (Entr'acte, Act II)* 1:32
7 Danse bohème (Gypsy Song, Act II)* 4:15
8 Chanson du toréador (Act II)* 2:43
9 Intermezzo (Entr'acte, Act III) 2:35
10 Marche des contrebandiers (Introduction to Act III)* 3:45
11 Nocturne (Micaela's Aria, Act III)* 4:58
12 Aragonaise (Entr'acte, Act IV)* 2:06
  Suites Nos 1 & 2 are presented in the chronological order of the opera.  
   
 L'Arlésienne: Suite No. 1 16:11  
13 I Prélude 6:10
  Christopher Swann saxophone  
14 II Minuetto 3:09
15 III Adagietto 2:39
16 IV Carillon 4:08
   
 L'Arlésienne: Suite No. 2 16:38  
  (arr. E. Guirand)  
17 I Pastorale 4:51
18 II Intermezzo 4:03
19 III minuetto 4:01
20 IV Farandole 3:31
  Colin Fleming flute  
  Theresia van Hellenburg Hubar harp  
 Yan Pascal Tortelier
  24 & 25 August 1989