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Sophie Karthäuser (soprano), Marie-Claude Chappuis (mezzo), Maximilian Schmitt (tenor, Johannes Weisser (baritone)
Freiburger Barockorchester, RIAS Kammerchor, René Jacobs
Choir members are the virtuosos here. Their flexibility enables them to enrich or bleach vocal colour, and flood or dry up volume levels, to the subtlest degree. Jacobs plays the choir like an... — More…
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano), Stéphane Degout, Eugene Asti (piano), Alain Planès (piano)
[Karthäuser] excels in the lighter, earlier songs in which Debussy is developing his own style…Dégout has the ideal weight, colour and poise to explore the later, broader canvases of setting... — More…
posthumous version from 1796
Sophie Karthäuser (Sandrina/Violante), Nicolas Rivenq (La Podesta), Jeremy Ovenden (Il Contino Belfiore), Alex Penda (Arminda), Marie-Claude Chappuis (Ramiro), Sunhae Im (Serpetta), Michael Nagy (Nardo/Roberto)
Freiburger Barockorchester, René Jacobs
Jacobs's interpretations are always interesting, but here they slip between the magically unique and the quirky. The magical elements include the beautifully effective new orchestration of the... — More…
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano), Christophe Dumaux (countertenor), Julien Behr (tenor), Konstantin Wolff (bass)
Akademie für Alte Musik, René Jacobs
Jacobs draws a mood of passionate concentration, throwing into high relief that work's quasi-operatic drama...There's some persuasive playing, too, by the Berlin ensemble: taut strings, magisterial... — More…
lieder by Goethe, Eichendorff, Mörike
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano) & Eugene Asti (piano)
Karthauser…is sensitive to Wolf’s sour-sweet, ever-shifting harmonies, and the raw nerves of the melodic line as it responds to the verse. And she is warmly supported by every nuance of accompaniment... — More…
Sophie Karthäuser (soprano), Michael Volle (bass)
Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Members of RIAS Kammerchor, Raphael Alpermann
Alpermann’s alert yet instinctively unfussy direction knows how to take corners with a suavity that gladdens…He also shines in the organ enriched Sinfonia to BWV 49 whose buoyant jubilation oozes... — More…
Various Composers and Anonymous 4, Ars Nova Copenhagen, Anonymous 4, Marcel Pérès and Ensemble Organum, Theatre of Voices and Paul Hillier, The Orlando Consort, Dominique Visse and Ensemble Clément Janequin, Marcel Pérès, Ensemble Organum and Ensemble Clément Janequin, Stile Antico, Academy of Ancient...