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Louis XIV 1715-2015 Celebration, Special Edition
Violaine le Chenadec (soprano), Marie-Frédérique Girod (soprano), Caroline Bardot (soprano), Caroline Weynants (soprano), Amandine Trenc (soprano), Caroline Meng (soprano), Lucile Richardot (mezzo-soprano), Dagmar Sasková (mezzo-soprano), Stephanie Leclerc (contralto), Stephen Collardelle (countertenor),...
Some of the music for ‘La Nuit’ is genuinely atmospheric and is sung with sustained tone and exquisite ornamentation by Lucile Richardot … The instrumental accompaniment is unfailingly funny... — More…
Anna Prohaska (soprano)
Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen
Arcangelo's instrumental playing is reliably interesting, sometimes too interesting (Jonathan Cohen is not a 'less is more' director)...Prohaska's real talent is for the the earthy, wordy, rhythmically... — More…
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers
Christophers tells us that the basic approach here is to allow the performers to ‘speak through singing’, and to treat the changes of time and metre ‘intuitively’ rather than with scholarly over-caution.... — More…
Arias by Stradella, Pasquini, Cavalli, Scarlatti et al.
Filippo Mineccia (countertenor)
Nereydas, Javier Ulises Illán
This is repertory...that for the most part suits his dark, handsome-sounding alto uncommonly well. Long, slowly unfolding lines are sustained with consummate ease and his coloratura has admirable... — More…