Browse: Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro, K492: Overture
Anett Fritsch (soprano)
Munchner Rundfunkorchester, Alessandro de Marchi
Fritsch’s Mozart is a sheer delight. This is no bland essay of the usual suspects painted in anonymous colours but a vivid portrait gallery of characters that Fritsch has actually played on stage.... — More…
Florian Sempey (baritone), Stanislas de Barbeyrac (tenor), Jodie Devos (soprano), Sandrine Piau (soprano), Loïc Félix (tenor), Lea Desandre (mezzo-soprano)
Insula Orchestra, Laurence Equilbey
Here’s an engaging introduction to sparkling gems from Mozart’s operas...Devos’s agile soprano is both bright and menacing in the famous Queen of the Night set piece...The revelation here is... — More…
New Philharmonia Wind Ensemble, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Wind Quintet and Ensemble & New Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer
this Mozart box seems to contain about the same proportion of great performances, near misses and damp squibs as all the other Klemperer boxes in this series. It certainly shows that his style... — More…
8 CDsOriginal price ($32.50) Reduced price $21.00
Elizabeth Watts (soprano)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Christian Baldini
This disc shows, and in supremely vivid sound, that a delightful light lyric soprano is on the cusp of becoming something greater…her discreet ornamentation, unforced tone and careful vocal emphasis... — More…
Mozart in the nineteenth-century drawing room
David Owen Norris (piano), Katy Bircher (flute), Caroline Balding (violin), Andrew Skidmore (cello)
Special kudos are due to pianist David Owen Norris, who plays brilliantly throughout, with the kind of technical precision, sensitivity, and pristine legato so prized by Mozart. His embellishments... — More…
CDOriginal price ($16.00) Reduced price $12.75
Jiri Valek (flute), Hana Mullerova (harp), Jenö Jandó (piano), Ladislav Kyselak (viola), Takako Nishizaki (violin), Jozsef Balogh (clarinet), Georg Tichy (baritone), Magdalena Hajossyova (soprano), Peter Mikulas (bass), Vladimir Ruso (organ), Jaroslava Horska (contralto), Jozef Kundlak (tenor), Stefan...
Barbara Schlick/Monika Frimmer/Christoph Prégardien/Klaus Mertens/Kölner Kammerchor/Peter Neumann/Collegium Cartusianum Köln, Klaus Mertens (bass), Monika Frimmer (soprano), Barbara Schlick (soprano), Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Jean-Bernard Pommier (piano), Sir Roger Norrington/London Classical...
Charles Richard-Hamelin (piano), Les Violons du Roy, Jonathan Cohen
There’s a simplicity to Richard-Hamelin’s approach that is beguiling (and far from simple to achieve)...Though Les Violons are not a period-instrument band, they have thoroughly absorbed the... — More…
Gwynne Howell (bass), Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo-soprano), Arthur Davies (tenor), Yvonne Kenny (soprano), Ernest Blanc (baritone), Nicolai Gedda (tenor), Gerard Causse (viola), Gary Hoffman (cello), Augustin Dumay (violin), Cécile Ousset (piano), Timothy Beasley-Murray (boy soprano), Nikolaj Bloch (guitar),...
6 CDsOriginal price ($19.25) Reduced price $12.50