Dacapo - 20% off
Until 11th March 2019, we're offering 20% off all recordings on the Dacapo label - including downloads (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).
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Johan Reuter (Johann Friedrich Struensee), Gert Henning-Jensen (King Christian VII), Elisabeth Jansson (Queen Caroline Mathilde), Sten Byriel (Ove Høegh-Guldberg), Djina Mai-Mai (Bootee-Caterine) & Gitta-Maria Sjøberg (Queen Dowager Juliane Marie)
Royal Danish Opera Choir & Royal Danish...
Holten has gone to great length to achieve diversity of style without shallow opportunism and, more practically, to ensure that the voices are not swamped...Most striking of all, to me, is Struensee's... — More…
a modern baroque opera
Gert Henning-Jensen (Carlo Gesualdo), Tor Lind (Shadow), Guideo Paevatalu (Duke Alfonso af Ferrara), Hanna Kappelin (Maria d’Avalos), Ann-Christine Wesser Ingels (Léonora d’Este), Jesper Buhl (Fontanelli)
Musica Ficta, Concerto Copenhagen, Bo Holten, Deda Cristina Colonna
Writing about music is dangerous, especially in the theatre. Holten doesn’t just neutralise the problem; he gives his opera all its charm by rooting it in the music in question…As usual, Henning-Jensen... — More…
Micaela Haslam, Catherine Bott (soprano solos)
BBC Singers, Bo Holten
Joris Derder (baritone), Luc Tooten (cello), Johan Reuter (baritone), Sarah van Mol (soprano) & Hilde Venken (soprano)
Flemish Radio Choir, Bo Holten
As an unashamed neo-romantic, Holten responds magnificently to a wider range of love lyrics throughout the album...In terms of pure vocal pleasure, Holten's arrangements of one of Mahler's Rückert-Lieder... — More…
Jens Albinus, Ditte Højgaard Andersen, Mathias Hedegaard & Palle Knudsen
Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Chorus of the Danish National Opera, Aarhus Cathedral Choir & Vox Aros, Bo Holten & Thomas Søndergård
Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Bo Holten
None of these pieces is exactly easy to play, the more so since none is in any orchestra's repertoire (nor, to be realistic, ever likely to be). The Aarhus Symphony Orchestra acquits itself bravely... — More…