JULES MASSENET (1842-1912) Ballet Suite: Le Cid (1885)

Castillane Andalouse Aragonaise Aubade Catalane Madrilene Navarraise Jules Massenet was a prodigy who entered the Paris Conservatoire aged just 11, eventually studying opera composition under Ambroise Thomas, the Director of the Conservatoire and composer of the opera Mignon; Massenet would become a teacher himself at the Conservatoire in 1878, and still later take over from […]