Lise Davidsen – second solo album now out
Decca 485 1507
Opera Now’s April DVD choice: Fidelio from the Teatre an der Wien
From the hideous cultural decimation...
Bruckner: Mass in E minor; Motets
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Henry Websdale and Dónal McCann (org) / Sir Stephen Cleobury (dir)
Transcriptions for Organ
Lennart Morée, Hinsz/Van Dam organ (1781/1861), Martinikerk, Bolsward (NL)
STH Quality Classics CD 1420412 [72:44]
One of the few joys of being locked down...
Longborough’s Pagliacci: emotionally charged – at a safe distance
Review By Adrian Mourby
Towards the end of last year, Longborough Festival Opera presented a socially distanced production of Pagliacci.Read More
Opera Now’s pick of operas online
In Travels From My Armchair (see page 43 of Opera Now’s March/April issue), Professor Anthony Ogus has given his recommendations of operas to watch...
Das Rosenband – soprano Inga Kalna new disc with songs from her native Latvia
Inga Kalna has sung lyric coloratura roles...
… and …
Ars Nova Copenhagen / Paul Hillier (dir)
Naxos 8.574281 [62:48]
This CD is subtitled ‘A collection of sacred music by Arvo Pärt,Read...
Nordic Journey vol.10: Danish Perspectives
James D. Hicks, Poul-Gerhard Andersen organ (1994), Sankt Mortens Kirke, Randers, and Olsen (1879)/Marcussen & Son (1986) organ, Helligåndskirken,Read More
Opera Now’s pick of Plácido Domingo recordings
If you are not waving but drowning in the choice of Domingo recordings, here is something to commence with – a list of 10...
Tallis Scholars / Peter Phillips (dir)
Gimell CDGIM 051 [71:40]
Crowning glory to a cycle begun in 1986,Read More
Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Tanya Houghton (hp) / Graham Ross (dir)
Harmonia mundi HMM 905329