Moving musical performances in the national funerary ceremony commemorating the Paris terrorist attacks.
The star French soprano performs songs by Duparc and Fauré among others, with pianist Philippe Cassard by her side.
The French soprano's latest album delves deep into "steamy poems" set to music by Poulenc, Fauré and Duparc.
Martha Argerich, Philippe Jaroussky, Joyce DiDonato and Alison Balsom among the year's most exciting releases.
Before the 14 July fireworks, French icon Natalie Dessay will sing under the Eiffel Tower with l'Orchestre national de France.
"Simply brilliant as Cleopatra", writes Wilborn Hampton about Natalie Dessay for the Huffington Post.