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Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Laurence Cummings (harpsichord & spinet), Elizabeth Kenny (archlute / theorbo), Anne-Marie Lasla (bass viol), Sarah Sexton (violin I), Andrea Morris (violin II) & Jane Rogers (viola)
Her tone is extraordinarily beautiful: natural, warm and unforced, with almost superhuman vocal athleticism — More…
Improvisations on Purcell
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor), Raquel Andueza (soprano), Vincenzo Capezzuto (alto), Dominique Visse (countertenor), Gianluigi Trovesi (clarinet) & Wolfgang Muthspiel (acoustic guitar & electric guitar)
L’Arpeggiata, Christina Pluhar
Long experienced in fusing Baroque with jazz-inspired performance styles, L'Arpeggiata's approach breathes new life into the Restoration composer, whose ground basses are akin to riffs, his melodies... — More…
Andreas Scholl (countertenor), with Christophe Dumaux (countertenor)
Accademia Bizantina, Stefano Montanari
Ethereal yet visceral, Scholl's voice is the dream vehicle for Purcell...Stefano Montanari coaxes thrilling playing from Accademia Bizantina, who dance and swagger, throb and pulsate with true... — More…
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Joseph Middleton (piano)
The art of vocal duetting is exemplified at its best in this recital by two of today’s finest British singers, working with an accompanist of equal merit…each singer has solo items…Yet the most... — More…
Rosemary Hardy, Dinah Harris, Jennifer Smith (sopranos), Ashley Stafford (countertenor), Martyn Hill, John Elwes (tenors), Stephen Varcoe (baritone) & David Thomas (bass), Carol Hall (mezzo-soprano), John Elwes (tenor), Stephen Varcoe (baritone) & David Thomas, Roderick Earle (basses), Lynne...
The choral singing is especially fine, with the close of the work movingly expressive… for The Tempest, Gardiner demonstrates how delightful it is, a masterly collection, in performances both... — More…