French composer Jules Massenet died on this day in 1912 – 106 years ago – aged 70.
Massenet’s signature works include operas Manon, Werther and Esclarmonde.
His major contribution to the violin repertoire is his popular symphonic intermezzo Meditation from Thais.
MASSENET | THAIS | MEDITATION | JANINE JANSEN | NEEME JÄRVI & BERLIN PHILHARMONIC
Massenet: Piano Music
Orchestre National de l'Opera de Monte Carlo
Release Date: June 1, 2004