Browse: CD, Carissimi (composer)
Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto/musical direction), Shai Kribus (oboe), Patrick Langot (cello), Marie-Domitille Murez (harp) & Miguel Rincòn (theorbo)
Her approach is highly expressive, coaxing performances are nothing if not fiery. Stutzmann wrings every ounce of meaning and emotion from the texts, lending them real dramatic power – even outside... — More…
Angel Dances combines voices and instruments in sacred music from many backgrounds. A wide emotional range of repertoire from the cool serenity of Debussy’s ‘Submerged Cathedral’ to the passion of Piazzolla’s Angel trilogy. .
Markus Stockhausen (trumpet) & Jocelyn B.Smith (voice)
The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic & Members of the Rundfunkchor Berlin Choir
Rolando Villazón (tenor), Natalie Dessay (soprano), Simon Wall (tenor), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor) & Christopher Purves (baritone), Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Véronique Gens (soprano), Christopher Purves (baritone), Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor), Patrizia Ciofi (soprano),...
This all-star cast includes the ravishing Natalie Dessay as Monteverdi's forsaken nymph, Véronique Gens, a proud, desolate Ariadne, and Joyce DiDonato, who sings Octavia's farewell with extraordinary... — More…
Tito Gobbi (baritone), Maria Callas (Gilda), Giuseppe di Stefano (Il Duca), Victoria de los Angeles (Amelia), Maria Callas (Aida), Mario Filippeschi (Carlo), Plinio Clabassi (Filippo), Maria Callas (Tosca), Luigi Alva (Cavaradossi), Victoria de los Angeles (Lauretta), Carlo del Monte (Rinuccio)
Songs from early baroque Italy
Roberta Invernizzi (soprano) & Craig Marchitelli (archlute & theorbo)
This is vocal writing that thrives on extremes: complex, emphatic, dissonant and brilliantly embellished...Invernizzi is a fearless singer. Some notes are stripped violently dry and thin, others... — More…