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The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
The centrepiece is the four-part Mass, given at full strength. For the Dixit Dominus (Secondo), the “choral” strength rises to 18, but it is the chamber/consort music that really delights here:... — More…
Chapelle du Roi, Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Choir of King's College, Choir of St John's College, Ensemble San Felice, Chamber Choir of Europe, Alistair Dixon, Timothy Brown, Stephen Cleobury, Christopher Robinson, Federico Bardazzi, Nicol Matt
Rolando Villazón (tenor), Natalie Dessay (soprano), Simon Wall (tenor), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor) & Christopher Purves (baritone), Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Véronique Gens (soprano), Christopher Purves (baritone), Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor), Patrizia Ciofi (soprano),...
This all-star cast includes the ravishing Natalie Dessay as Monteverdi's forsaken nymph, Véronique Gens, a proud, desolate Ariadne, and Joyce DiDonato, who sings Octavia's farewell with extraordinary... — More…
Louis XIV 1715-2015 Celebration, Special Edition
Violaine le Chenadec (soprano), Marie-Frédérique Girod (soprano), Caroline Bardot (soprano), Caroline Weynants (soprano), Amandine Trenc (soprano), Caroline Meng (soprano), Lucile Richardot (mezzo-soprano), Dagmar Sasková (mezzo-soprano), Stephanie Leclerc (contralto), Stephen Collardelle (countertenor),...
Some of the music for ‘La Nuit’ is genuinely atmospheric and is sung with sustained tone and exquisite ornamentation by Lucile Richardot … The instrumental accompaniment is unfailingly funny... — More…
Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto/musical direction), Shai Kribus (oboe), Patrick Langot (cello), Marie-Domitille Murez (harp) & Miguel Rincòn (theorbo)
Her approach is highly expressive, coaxing performances are nothing if not fiery. Stutzmann wrings every ounce of meaning and emotion from the texts, lending them real dramatic power – even outside... — More…