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Joyce DiDonato: Stella di Napoli

Bel Canto Arias

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Héloise Mas (Marta), Jean-Michel Bertelli (clarinet), Nabil Suliman (Polidoro), Rémi Mathieu (Ilo), Morgane Fauchois (glockenspiel), Héloise Mas (Sofia), Rémi Mathieu (Faone), Héloise Mas (Climene) & Nabil Suliman (Alcandro)

Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon,...

everyone who cares about singing should promote it immediately to the top of their letters to Santa. Creamy, sumptuous, almost flawless - every adjective may be a cliché, but how else to describe... More…

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 Offer Donizetti: Maria Stuarda

Joyce DiDonato (Maria Stuarda), Elza van den Heever (Elisabetta), Matthew Rose (Talbot), Joshua Hopkins (Cecil), Matthew Polenzani (Leicester), Maria Zifchak (Anna Kennedy)

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Maurizio Benini

handsomely designed...well acted and strongly sung. Elza van der Heever delivers a statuesque Elizabeth, if with tomboyish tendencies...DiDonato offers a physically plain, emotionally determined... More…

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Michael Spyres (tenor), Joyce El-Khoury (soprano)

The Hallé, Carlo Rizzi

Listening to the music composed for [Duprez] by a generation of French composers, you can understand the excitement he caused…this CD is more than musical archaeology. Spyres is a magnificent... More…

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 Offer Donizetti: Maria Stuarda

Joyce DiDonato (Maria Stuarda), Elza van den Heever (Elisabetta), Matthew Rose (Talbot), Joshua Hopkins (Cecil), Matthew Polenzani (Leicester), Maria Zifchak (Anna Kennedy)

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Maurizio Benini

handsomely designed...well acted and strongly sung. Elza van der Heever delivers a statuesque Elizabeth, if with tomboyish tendencies...DiDonato offers a physically plain, emotionally determined... More…

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2 DVD Videos

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Piotr Beczala: The French Collection

Piotr Beczala (tenor), Diana Damrau (soprano)

Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon, Alain Altinoglu

Crucially, his linguistic abilities are up to the challenge, and throughout the recital his French proves genuinely idiomatic. So does his appreciation of French style, with its important focus... More…

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Donizetti: Les Martyrs

Michael Spyres (Polyeucte), Joyce El-Khoury (Pauline), David Kempster (Sévère), Brindley Sherratt (Félix), Clive Bayley (Callisthènes), Wynne Evans (Néarque)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Sir Mark Elder

galvanising, period-instrument playing...Spyres sings stylishly as Polyeucte...Joyce El-Khoury is his silvery-toned Pauline. More…

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3 CDs

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Juan Diego Flórez: Italia

Juan Diego Flórez (tenor), Avi Avital (mandolin), Ksenija Sidorova (accordion), Craig Ogden (guitar)

Filarmonica Gioachino Rossini, Carlo Tenan

The sun shines brightly out of Flórez’s open-hearted singing, capturing the carefree élan of Neapolitan songs...Mandolin, guitar and accordion add a piquant flavour to some bubbly orchestrations.... More…

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