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 Offer In War & Peace

Harmony Through Music

Joyce DiDonato (mezzo)

Il Pomo d'Oro, Maxim Emelyanychev

Though the top of her voice is wiry under pressure, her coloratura is tightly sprung, her diction is flawless, and her phrasing of the often underrated poetry is sympathetic and sophisticated…Il... More…

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Phantasm is an inspired fit for this repertoire. The musicians’ distinctive sound – immediately warm but spiced with an edgy kick – is as assured as ever, ideal for Tye’s oft-madcap In nomines…Director... More…

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Shibe performs with superb artistry some of the now classics that Bream inspired...Prime in any such catalogue is Britten's 1963 Nocturnal after John Dowland, and Shibe gathers the listener into... More…

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Dowland: Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares

Elizabeth Kenny (lute)

Phantasm

Phantasm here offers the same flawless playing that has earned its members consistent, well-deserved accolades. Despite the brooding nature of the music, their sound is luminous and tempos are... More…

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Byrd Edition Volume 13 - Infelix ego

The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood

The musical imagination of The Cardinall's Music does full justice to that of Byrd. The group's delivery is a sensual delight, as an individual singer's colours will flash up in polyphonic lines,... More…

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JS Bach: St John Passion

Joanne Lunn (soprano), Clare Wilkinson (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthew Brook (baritone), Robert Davies (baritone)

Dunedin Consort, John Butt

a dramatic, exactingly nuanced, profoundly considered reading, compelling in its integrity and text-driven immediacy...Mulroy's firmly-contoured Evangelist balances the musical and narrative... More…

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Schütz: Musicalische Exequien

Masato Suzuki (organ)

Vox Luminis, Lionel Meunier

The 12 voices of Belgian ensemble Vox Luminis put their faith in tonal focus and sweetly balanced textures. Though one might expect from that a certain coolness, their singing produces music-making... More…

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Stravaganza d'Amore!

The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court

Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon

Harmonia Mundi's production has all the sumptuousness of the original Medici spectacle...The performances are highly polished, chorus and ensemble, producing a glossy and liberally embellished... More…

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JS Bach: Magnificat & Christmas Cantata 63

Reconstruction of Bach's first Christmas Vespers in Leipzig

Julia Doyle (soprano), Joanne Lunn (soprano), Clare Wilkinson (alto), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Matthew Brook (bass)

Dunedin Consort, John Butt

It’s an absolute joy – far too good to keep for Christmas. More…

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Monteverdi - Vespers

Carolyn Sampson, Rebecca Outram, Daniel Auchincloss & Nicholas Mulroy

The King’s Consort, Robert King

Despite four wonderful volumes of Monteverdi's sacred music from The King's Consort, nothing will prepare you for the ecstatic consequences of taking seriously at least one aspect of Monteverdi's... More…

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