Geneviève de Paris

Geneviève de Paris is an 1881 cantata by Alfred Bruneau which won the Prix de Rome[1] The aria "Seigneur ! Est-ce bien moi que vous avez choisie?" was recorded by Veronique Gens in 2017.


  1. Alfred Bates, James Penny Boyd Drama and Opera: The opera - 1909 - Page 119 "Bruneau entered the Paris Conservatoire, studied composition with Massenet, and in 1881 won the Prix de Rome with his cantata Geneviève de Paris. Kérim, Bruneau's first opera, presented in Paris, was only a moderate success, but in 1891 Le Rêve, the libretto by Emil Zola, was well received by the audiences of the Opéra Comique. There followed a series of operas written to librettos by Zola, among ..."
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