Classical Reviews/Vocal Collections

6 interviews, and over 525 reviews of classical CDs, SACDs, DVDs, Blu-rays, and downloads in this 544-page issue!

Latest Music Reviews

This intriguing program is as much a showcase for the top-notch French period instrument orchestra Opera Fuoco, founded in 2004 by conductor David Stern and dedicated...

From Plowright’s self-written liner notes: “My husband Tony said, ‘You know, you have been singing for almost 40 years now and you have never made a...


Recent Music Reviews

My first encounter with soprano Roberta Invernizzi was on a Glossa compilation of Italian Baroque music, made about 12 years ago, that was generally a feature...

Soprano Anda-Louise Bogza is a good song interpreter; she understands the meaning of the words, and sings this material with evident love and understanding. The problem...

In Fanfare 36:4, Bill White (reviewing an Arthaus DVD of Rossini’s Sigismondo ) wrote the following: “I keep a little mental list of current singers who...

These two concerts, once very rare and only available in defective sound, have been issued since about the mid-1990s by a variety of labels. The Turin...