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Bel Canto Arias
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Héloise Mas (Marta), Jean-Michel Bertelli (clarinet), Nabil Suliman (Polidoro), Rémi Mathieu (Ilo), Morgane Fauchois (glockenspiel), Héloise Mas (Sofia), Rémi Mathieu (Faone), Héloise Mas (Climene) & Nabil Suliman (Alcandro)
Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon,...
everyone who cares about singing should promote it immediately to the top of their letters to Santa. Creamy, sumptuous, almost flawless - every adjective may be a cliché, but how else to describe... — More…
Simone Kermes (soprano)
Concerto Köln, Christoph-Mathias Mueller
The programme is expressly devised so that Kermes can shed new light on 19th-century vocal writing, applying the stylistic approaches she has developed in music of earlier eras: her trademark... — More…
Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 5
José Carreras (tenor)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Roberto Benzi, Jesús López-Cobos
Carreras is certainly caught in his prime...in what is surely some of the most sheerly beautiful tenor singing from its period. — More…
Ugo Guagliardo (bass), Domenico Colaianni (buffo), Laura Catrani (soprano), Ricardo Mirabelli (tenor), Hans Ever Mogollon (tenor) & Giulio Mastrototaro (baritone)
San Pietro a Majella Chorus, Naples & Czech Chamber Soloists, Brno, Antonino Fogliani
There is some local colour...but the style is essentially Rossinian...And as well as writing gratefully for the voice, Mercadante has an ear for effective scoring...Fogliani gets delightfully... — More…
Specially chosen highlights from the more recent issues by Opera Rara: Belini, Carafa etc.
William Matteuzzi, Nelly Miricioiu, Bruce Ford, Della Jones, Paul Nilon, Majella Cullagh, Raul Gimenez, Patrizia Biccire, Barry Banks, Alastair Miles, Christian du Plessis, Elizabeth Futral, Ildebrando DArcangelo, Rockwell Blake, Enkelejda Shkosa, Robert McFarland, Renee Fleming, Alfonso Antoniozzi,...
Diana Montague, Bruce Ford, Majella Cullagh, Barry Banks, Elizabeth Vidal, Mark Stone, Sine Budgaard, Paul Austin Kelly, Roland Wood, Susie Beer (cello) & David Harper (piano)
Ora Divina follows up last year's successful Notturno collection with more forgotten bel canto gems, from salon songs to opera ensembles. Altogether it's a recital of uncommon, easy charm… — More…
Works by Donizetti, Offenbach, Thomas, Mercadante, Pacini, Campana, Mariani, Elwart, Coppola & Beauplan
Bruce Ford, Diana Montague, Barry Banks, Majella Cullagh, Mark Stone, Elizabeth Vidal, Paul Austin Kelly, Sine Budgaard, Roland Wood. Susie Beer (cello), Richard Simpson (oboe) & David Harper (piano)
Opera Rara’s exquisite salon music series — More…