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Rachel Podger (violin & director)
There's a sense of Podger and her players examining and analysing every note in their preparation, deciding on its role, and placing it carefully back into context, without ever disturbing the... — More…
world première recording
Griselda: Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), Costanza: Veronica Cangemi (soprano), Ottone: Simone Kermes (soprano), Roberto: Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Gualtiero: Stefano Ferrari (tenor) & Corrado: Iestyn Davies (countertenor)
Ensemble Matheus, Jean-Christophe Spinosi
…one of Vivaldi's strongest and most cohesive operas. Jean-Christophe Spinosi's intuitive and vital direction achieves rewarding results. His instrumentalists are first-rate and the choice... — More…