Issue 38:4
Mar/Apr 2015
Magazine Contents

Collections: Vocal

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...

As the sub-head indicates, there’s a lot going on here that is not covered by the disc’s title. The idea behind it all was the society...

Not many singers can fill the Golden Hall of Vienna’s Musikverein in either sense, vocally or with their presence. Still soaring in a decades-long career, Renée...

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...

In previous DGG recital albums ranging from 17th- and 18th-century operatic repertoire to 20th-century Spanish songs and arias, French soprano Patricia Petibon has demonstrated extraordinary imagination...

German soprano Irmgard Seefried (1919–1988) enjoyed a long and brilliant career in both opera and song. A regular and beloved presence at the Vienna State Opera...

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...

In his biography of Handel, Paul Henry Lang quotes Chrysander on the division of operatic content during The Royal Academy’s activity prior to its collapse in...

It is quite probable that Michel Cadiou is one of the greatest singers you never heard of. (I am sure there is some Fanfare reader who...

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...

Isn’t it a pleasure to hear this music again? It’s been some years since Plácido Domingo released an album of Viennese classics, and even more years...

The contents of this disc fall into two distinct categories. The first seven tracks feature sacred anthems of the Eastern Orthodox Church by the Bulgarian Dobri...

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...

This fine recital of French and Canadian songs features Stephen Lancaster’s light, slightly shallow-sounding yet pleasant high baritone, and the outstanding accompaniments of Martin Katz. If...

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