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Music for Queen Christina of Sweden
Mara Galassi (arpa doppia)
Among the highlights are character pieces by Christina’s ‘Prince of Music’, Bernardo Pasquini…Throughout, Galassi combines precision and flair with astute musicological insights, and the regal... — More…
Michael Chance (countertenor)
Choir of the English Concert & The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock
Nuria Rial (soprano), Valer Sabadus (countertenor) & Julia Schroder (violin)
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... — More…
Patricia Petibon (soprano)
Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon
This enterprisingly planned recital confirms Patricia Petibon as a singing actress with few peers in Baroque opera...it is hard to resist the mesmeric intensity of Petibon's singing...[Marcon's]... — More…
Arias by Stradella, Pasquini, Cavalli, Scarlatti et al.
Filippo Mineccia (countertenor)
Nereydas, Javier Ulises Illán
This is repertory...that for the most part suits his dark, handsome-sounding alto uncommonly well. Long, slowly unfolding lines are sustained with consummate ease and his coloratura has admirable... — More…