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Reinoud Van Mechelen (tenor)
Vox Luminis, A Nocte Temporis, Lionel Meunier
Van Mechelen is a seductive Orpheus – small wonder that his limpid, pliant, expressive voice and eloquent diction enchants both his nymph-bride Eurydice (brought to life here by the dewy-voiced... — More…
Peter Hurford (organ), Alan Stringer (trumpet), Gwynne Howell (bass), John Wilbraham (trumpet), Philip Jones (trumpet), Leslie Pearson (organ)
The Michael Laird Brass Ensemble, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, London Festival Orchestra, Sir Neville Marriner,...
Aaron Sheehan (tenor), Teresa Wakim (soprano), Amanda Forsythe (soprano), Douglas Williams (bass-baritone), Jesse Blumberg (baritone), Dorothee Mields (soprano), Mireille Lebel (mezzo-soprano), Jason McStoots (tenor), Zachary Wilder (tenor)
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Boston Early...
Sheehan, who sings the role of Orpheus, [delivers] a finely nuanced interpretation...Amanda Forsythe is a charming Euridice and Roselie, Teresa Wakim a beautifully styled Flore, and Dorothee... — More…
Boston Early Music Festival Vocal & Chamber Ensembles, Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs
Throughout the charming performances of both divertissements, captivating interplay between superb instrumentalists, articulate solo voices and choruses of refined intimacy are de rigueur. — More…
Lorraine Hunt (Médée), Mark Padmore (Jason), Bernard Deletré (Créon), Monique Zanetti (Créuse) & Jean-Marc Salzmann (Oronte)
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
Lorraine Hunt's Medee is a dramatic tour de force, at once sinister and seductive as she schemes against the faithless Jason, silkily sung by Mark Padmore. A truly electrifying performance. — More…
Katherine Watson (soprano), Karine Deshayes (mezzo), Reinoud van Mechelen (tenor)
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet
If the story is thin, the music stylishly performed by Le Concert Spirituel is often magnificent…If the orchestra, particularly the principal flautist and trumpeter, rather overshadow the soloists,... — More…