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Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto/musical direction), Shai Kribus (oboe), Patrick Langot (cello), Marie-Domitille Murez (harp) & Miguel Rincòn (theorbo)
One has to admire Parisotti’s taste, as well as (not for the first time) Stutzmann’s rich, win-dark voice, noble emotional articulation and, when required, flashing virtuosity. Some of these... — More…
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…
2 CDs + Book
Elina Garanča (mezzo-soprano)
Latvian Radio Choir, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken, Karel Mark Chichon
The sustained line in the 'Laudate Dominum' by Mozart is amazing, especially given the sedate pace, and her intonation is flawless throoughout...If this collection of titles seems like a bit... — More…
Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Renee Fleming (soprano), Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Anna Netrebko (soprano), Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Elina Garanca (mezzo), Andrea Bocelli (tenor), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Juan Diego Florez (tenor), Jose Carreras (tenor), Angela Gheorghiu...