Classical Reviews/Vocal Collections

21 interviews, and over 525 reviews of classical CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, and downloads in this 640-page issue!

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Producer Gary Hickling, a friend of Lehmann’s, the creator and maintainer of her discography, and a generous enthusiast of her art, approached Music & Arts to...

Subtitled “French mélodies ,” this is not a miscellaneous collection as much as it is a series of songs grouped by composer: four songs by Henri...


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What does Swiss music right around or rather right after 1900 sound like? After having listened to this entire recital over the course of a month...

It’s been an age since an opera star proved equal to the very different demands of Broadway, but here is Simon Keenlyside as the latest candidate—and...

Like Henry Fogel, I had never heard of French lyric tenor Michel Cadiou (b. 1931) prior to this Malibran release, part of the label’s La troupe...

Many facets of the Prometheus legends are represented in this necessarily somber collection. The works, in their original keys, are sincerely and skillfully sung by the...


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War is a persistent fact of life-historians have counted 14,400 conflicts across the ages-but not many musical masterpieces have been written about it. Music exists to...

Elīna Garanča is a Latvian mezzo-soprano with a major international career, and conductor Chichon is married to her, so we are assured of true unity of...

On her official web site, soprano Raquel Andueza’s biography begins thus: “Born in Pamplona, Raquel Andueza began her music training at the age of six. Subsequently,...

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