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Ceri-Lyn Cissone (narrator), Alexander Knox (narrator) & Frankie Wakefield (narrator)
London Symphony Orchestra & The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
…much to enjoy here…pinpoint precision of melody-carrying flutes and violins, the sure footed bass and above all a sense that the composer is being taken seriously. — More…
SACD + Blu-ray$13.00
Nick Pritchard (Evangelist), William Thomas (Christus), Alex Ashworth (Pilatus), Julia Doyle (soprano), Alexander Chance (countertenor), Peter Davoren (tenor)
English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
the wonder is that in the circumstances the performance emerges so taut, dramatically focused, and exactingly crafted...singing off-score, his choir doesn’t so much relay the narrative as inhabit... — More…
2 CDs + Blu-ray$19.25
Anna Caterina Antonacci (Carmen), Andrew Richards (Don José), Anne-Catherine Gillet (Micaëla), Nicolas Cavallier (Escamillo), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Adrian Noble
Gardiner injects plenty of period-instrument vim and vigour with his splendid Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, which takes Carmen back to her opéra comique roots. — More…
Krystian Adam (Orfeo), Hana Blažíková (La Musica/Euridice), Anna Dennis (Ninfa), Kangmin Justin Kim (Speranza), Lucile Richardot (Messaggera), Francesca Boncompagni (Proserpina), Gianluca Burrato (Caronte/Plutone), Furio Zanasi (Apollo)
English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot...
strong contributors include Lucile Richardot (the Messenger) who gives a moving narration of Eurdice’s death in Act II, and the countertenor Kangmin Kim (Hope), who guides Orfeo down to Hell... — More…