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Edwards Parks (Steve Jobs), Garrett Sorenson (Steve Wozniak), Sasha Cooke (Laurene), Jessica E. Jones (Chrisann), Wei Wu (Kōbun Chino Otogawa); Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, Michael Christie
Bates’s vocal writing can be taxing, though its challenges are all wonderfully met in the recording…Edward Parks gives a terrific central performance as Jobs, capturing both this charisma and... — More…
Houston Grand Opera, Bradley Moore
Victoria Livengood (Woman with Hat), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Louis XVI), Scott Scully (Marquis), Christopher Maltman (Beaumarchais), Patricia Racette (Marie Antoinette), Lucas Meachem (Figaro), Lucy Schaufer (Susanna), Joshua Guerrero (Count Almaviva), Guanqun Yu (Rosina), Renée Rapier (Cherubino),...
Christopher Maltman [is] solidly incisive as Beaumarchais, Robert Brubaker [is] vigorous as the villain Bégearss, and Broadway’s Patti LuPone [is] in for a colourful bit as the Turkish singer... — More…
William Burden (George), Andrea Carroll (Mary), Talise Trevigne (Clara), Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Patrick Summers
Heggie’s eclectic tonal music is light on lyrical flights and rhythmically overly rigid, but the accomplished orchestral writing satisfyingly conjures up appropriate moos of ardour and longing.... — More…
Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev
Here is music-making to wonder at. Rarely in their history can the two concertos have been performed with such meticulous care and affection. The Luxembourg-born, 25-year-old pianist includes... — More…
Jaime Martin (flute), Andrew Marriner (clarinet), Gustavo Nunez (bassoon)
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
This disc is a delight from start to finish...a collection of expertly crafted, very melodious and highly entertaining music. Since the music is so immaculately performed as well I can only conclude... — More…