Gabrielli: Sigismondo, re di Borgogna: Aure voi de' miei sospiri

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Sacred Duets

Sacred Duets


Bononcini, G B:

La conversione di Maddalena: Cor imbelle a due nemici

Caldara:

La frode della castita: Si pensi alla vendetta

Santa Francesca romana: E ristoro a un cor che pena

Colonna, G P:

Salomone amante: Partite dolori

Salomone amante: Su l'arco d'amore

Gabrielli:

Sigismondo, re di Borgogna: Aure voi de' miei sospiri

Lotti:

L'umilta coronata in Esther: Sempre fido, sempre grato

Pasquini, B:

Sant'Agnese: Vaga rosa

Porpora:

Il Gedeone: Quasi locuste che intorno

Il martirio di San Giovanni Nepomuceno: Della fragile mia vita

Il verbo in carne: Lascia ch'io veda almeno

Scarlatti, A:

San Casimiro, re di Polonia: Al serto le rose

Torelli:

Concerto grosso in C minor for violin Op. 8 No. 8


Nuria Rial (soprano), Valer Sabadus (countertenor) & Julia Schroder (violin)

Kammerorchester Basel

Sony Classical present Italian duets and arias with baroque stars Nuria Rial and Valer Sabadus. The Spanish soprano Nuria Rial and the countertenor Valer Sabadus are both stars of the booming baroque music scene. Nuria Rial is a bright soprano with her “addictive timbre“ and Valer Sabadus's velvety "dramatic, crystal clear and lyric voice" (Süddeutsche Zeitung) are for the first time united in one recording. With the excellent Kammerorchester Basel they send the listener on a voyage of discovery to Italy, to lesser known music by Alessandro Scarlatti, Giovanni Paolo Colonna, Giovanni Gabrieli, Antonio Lotti, Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Bernardo Pasquini and Antonio Caldara. The arias and duets are mainly from oratorios, which have already fascinated many listeners.

“Her voice is pristine, gracious, featherweight; she shapes her lines with an understated finesse that sounds as natural as the wind...The duos sound sumptuous, a gorgeous vocal blend, but for the most part the singers treat the material as non-declamatory and reflective rather than dramatic.” The Guardian, 19th January 2017 ***

“a bold and beautifully researched showcase for a repertoire badly in need of a champion...[Rial's] vocal agility and purity are as striking as ever here...Sabadus’s smoky, rounded countertenor makes an effective foil for Rial’s bright soprano, bringing depth and colour to the blend, while retaining his own tonal identity.” Gramophone Magazine, March 2017

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Sony - 88985323612

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Cecilia & Sol: Dolce Duello

Cecilia & Sol: Dolce Duello

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Albinoni:

Aure, andate e baciate (from ll Nascimento dell’Aurora)

Boccherini:

Cello Concerto No. 10 in D major, G. 483

Caldara:

Fortuna e speranza (from Nitocri)

Tanto, e con sì gran piena (from Gianguir)

Gabrielli:

Sigismondo, re di Borgogna: Aure voi de' miei sospiri

Handel:

Ode for St Cecilia's Day, HWV76: What passion cannot Music raise and quell?

Son qual stanco pellegrino (from Arianna in Creta)

Porpora:

Giusto Amor, tu che m ’accendi (from Gli orti esperidi)

Vivaldi:

Tito Manlio: Di verde ulivo


Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo), Sol Gabetta (cello)

Cappella Gabetta, Andres Gabetta

Cecilia Bartoli and Sol Gabetta – two of the most captivating women in classical music – are joining together for a new album ‘Dolce Duello’ to be released on Decca Classics on 10th November. It is a collection of Baroque masterpieces which showcase the stunning combination of voice and cello in a series of dazzling duels and wondrous arias. To coincide with the release, Bartoli and Gabetta will be performing on a European tour with Cappella Gabetta and conductor and violinist Andrés Gabetta.

‘Dolce Duello’ covers almost a century of music. The new album features works by Antonio Vivaldi, George Frideric Handel, Domenico Gabrielli, Tomaso Albinoni and Luigi Boccherini, as well as three world premiere recordings: Nicola Antonio Porpora’s ‘Giusto Amor, tu che m’accendi’ from the serenata Gli orti esperidi, and two compositions by Antonio Caldara – ‘Fortuna e speranza’ from his opera Nitocri and ‘Tanto, e con sì gran piena’ from Gianguir. The composers of these works make a variety of requirements on their soloists, demanding equal commitment from both singer and instrumentalist – engaging them in a friendly duel. If the concerto is the most elaborate and extended of musical duels, the 18th century’s obbligato aria, with its pugnacious instrumental solo part, is easily the most spectacular.

From the dawn of the Baroque, the voice and cello were inseparable companions, whether they appeared together for practical reasons (the cello being part of the continuo) or for expressive purposes. The sound of the cello is often considered to be the closest to the human voice, one elegantly complimenting the other. But when they are pitted against each other something extraordinary happens – the cello pushes the voice to its physical limits, while the singer demands raw emotion from wood and strings as if it were nature’s own instrument. Reflected in the music of ‘Dolce Duello’ is the great friendship between Bartoli and Gabetta. They have known each other for years and had long been looking for a project to collaborate on. Together with a musicologist, they unearthed some beautiful works for voice and cello – three of which had never been recorded before. There are touching laments, as in Handel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, as well as more energetic arias such as ‘Di verde ulivo’ by Vivaldi. Bartoli and Gabetta sparkle when they play together.

While it may be an album of duels, the true winner is surely the listener – who can bask in the joyous music from two wondrous women. ‘Dolce Duello’ is full of sweet treats for every taste.

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Decca - 4832473

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