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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…
Erin Wall, Elza van den Heever, Laura Claycomb (sopranos), Katarina Karnéus, Yvonne Naef (mezzos), Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor), Quinn Kelsey (baritone), James Morris (bass-baritone)
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Pacific Boychoir, San Francisco Girls Choir,...
In part II, however, Tilson Thomas manages to create a sense of rapt introspection and untroubled serenity far removed from the more tangible and portentous lyricism Solti tends to provide in... — More…
Colin Currie (percussion)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Marin Alsop
…a moving, compelling performance, and coupled with strong accounts of the phenomenal Adès Chamber Symphony… and Jennifer Higdon's essentially old-fashioned but well-wrought Percussion Concerto,... — More…
Recording dates: October 29-November 1, 2008 Venue: Stavnsholt Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier
Lang's artistic voice and diction are very individual, but his writing is rich in subtle echoes… All the pieces haunt you long after the CD has ended. — More…
Nathan Gunn (Billy), Ian Bostridge (Captain Vere), Gidon Saks (Claggart), Neal Davies (Redburn), Jonathan Lemalu (Flint), Matthew Rose (Ratcliffe), Andrew Kennedy (Novice), Matthew Best (Dansker), Roderick Williams (Novice's Friend)
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Daniel Harding
…this is a good, often exciting performance, but Hickox and especially Britten are hard acts to follow. — More…