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Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)
Orchestra dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
This is a wonderful disc, the most exciting and enterprising operatic recital I have heard for a very long time...Kaufmann has everything, and at the age of 40 his voice may well be in its finest... — More…
Anna Netrebko (soprano), Yusif Eyvazov (tenor)
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
all sung with plenty of voice and abandon...when she settles into a long extract from Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, with tenor husband Yusif Eyvazov and Antonio Pappano conducting, the recital hits... — More…
Renée Fleming, with Saito Kaoru, Lucia Mencaroni, Barbara Vignudelli, with Paolo Cautoruccio, Marco Calabrese, Saito Kaoru, Annalisa Dessi, Carlos Gomez, Gilles Armani and Choir, with Arturo Chacón-Cruz, with Emma Latis, with Arturo Chacón-Cruz and Emma Latis, Barbara Vignudelli and Choir, with Jonas...
At its best… verismo's emotional immediacy is a gift to a performer like Renée Fleming, her voice combining luscious tone and intensity. — More…
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)
Philharmonia of Russia, Spiritual Revival Choir of Russia, Constantine Orbelian
... most British listeners will still remember Dmitri Hvorostovsky beating Bryn Terfel as Cardiff Singer of the World. In the Russian repertoire he's naturally at home... But the real revelation... — More…
Plácido Domingo (Andrea Chénier), Renata Scotto (Madeleine di Coigny), Sherrill Milnes (Carlo Gérard), Maria Ewing (Bersi), Jean Kraft (La Contessa di Coigny), Gwendolyn Killebrew (Madelon), Allan Monk (Roucher)
John Alldis Choir & National Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine
The reigning triumvirate of the whole [Sony Opera House] series, the Scotto-Domingo-Milnes axis under Levine, is represented here by one of their greatest achievements...The final scene in which... — More…