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Katherine Watson (soprano), Tim Mead (countertenor), Reinoud Van Mechelen (tenor) & André Morsch (baritone)
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie
This account was recorded ‘live’ at the Paris Philharmonie and there’s a sheen of polished spontaneity to it… Tempos are brisk and breezy…and Christie puts the ballet shoes on Bach, so that the... — More…
Sophie Bevan, Mary Bevan (sopranos), Tim Mead (countertenor), Ed Lyon (tenor), William Berger (bass)
Ludus Baroque, Richard Neville-Towle
Both Bevans sing with lustrous tone, natural agility and exquisite decorations, Lyon and William Berger (Time) with taut elegance and Tim Mead (Counsel) with immaculate poise. Though Neville-Towle's... — More…
Lydia Teuscher (soprano), Ida Falk Winland (soprano), Tim Mead (countertenor), Samuel Boden (tenor), Neal Davies (bass)
Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen
Cohen's take side-steps Joshua Rifkin's premise that it should be sung one-to-a-part and fields a choir of 20...Cohen announces the Credo at an invigoratingly purposeful lick...Tim Mead's eloquently... — More…
Tim Mead (countertenor)
Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien, François Lazarevitch (flute/director)
Mead began as a choral scholar in England and is known for his clear diction and vocal poise, while Lazarevitch studied in Paris and Brussels, and has an eclectic approach to instrumental performance,... — More…
Lucy Crowe (soprano) & Tim Mead (counter-tenor)
La Nuova Musica, David Bates
[Mead] offers articulate readings of the cantatas, his voice (with its faint echoes of the young Andreas Scholl) is beautifully controlled, its reedy, instrumental quality yielding lovely dialogues... — More…
Academy of Ancient Music & Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
In the repertoire on this new disc… Cleobury, King's College, and the AAM prove currently unbeatable. King's College Chapel provides a glorious acoustic, splendidly recorded, bathing the music... — More…
Tim Mead (Flavio), Rosemary Joshua (Emilia), Iestyn Davies (Guido), Renata Pokupić (Vitige), Hilary Summers (Teodata), Thomas Walker (Ugone), Andrew Foster-Williams (Lotario)
Early Opera Company, Christian Curnyn
Flavio has some fine music, but is rarely performed...The aria 'Amante stravagante'...nicely displays [Joshua's] bright, silvery tone...The vocal star is Renata Pokupic as Vitige. Her 'Non credo'... — More…
Sarah Connolly (Cesare), Danielle de Niese (Cleopatra), Angelika Kirchschlager (Sesto), Christophe Dumaux (Tolomeo), Patricia Bardon (Cornelia), Christopher Maltman (Achilla) & Rachid Ben Abdeslam (Nireno), Sonia Prina (Rinaldo), Varduhi Abrahamyan (Goffredo), Tim Mead (Eustazio), Anett Fritsch...
Veronique Gens (Niobe), Jacek Laszczkowski (Anfione), Delphine Galou (Nerea), Iestyn Davies (Creonte), Tim Mead (Clearte), Lothar Odinius (Tiberino), Amanda Forsythe (Manto), Bruno Taddia (Tiresia) & Alastair Miles (Poliferno)
Bathasar Neumann Ensemble, Thomas Hengelbrock
a central performance of extraordinary spirit and plangency from Veronique Gens...Hengelbrock's ensemble boasts a rich and characterful continuo section...The dance music is muscular, the violins... — More…
Luca Pisaroni (Ercole), Veronica Cangemi (Iole), Anna Bonitatibus (Giunone), Jeremy Ovenden (Hyllo), Anna Maria Panzarella (Deianira), Marlin Miller (Licco), Umberto Chiummo (Nettuno/Tevere/Spirit of Eutyro), Wilke te Brummelstroete (Bellezza/Venere), Johannette Zomer (Cinzia/Parsitea/Spirit of Clerica),...
This is a ravishing production in every department - scenery, stage effects, costumes, dancing, acting and music. Luca Pisaroni is an assured and vigorous Hercules...but it is Cavalli's women... — More…