The hushed music as she entered the garden was handled with particular elegance by the orchestra, conducted in both works with an ear for transparent textures and fleet motion by Pierre Vallet.
Zachary Woolf, New York Times: ‘Persée et Andromède’ Glows at Manhattan School of Music
...Conductor Pierre Vallet's reading of G. Verdi's score: there were no dragged tempos in sight, one could also hear expressive contrasts and an extraordinary flow of music. P. Vallet's interpretation of the concept of this opera was somewhat reminiscent of the one offered by Riccardo Muti.
Jūratė Katinaitė. 7 meno dienos weekly, 11 March 2016
...director Pierre Vallet has a fascinating ability to bring 'wholeness' so that Halevys music comes out as billowing and rich, changeable.
Magnus Haglund, GP
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Persée et Andromède by Ibert, at the Manhattan School of Music, selected as one of the top ten classical performances of 2016 in New York City, by Zachary Woolfe of the New York Times.

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