The latest release in Naïve’s Vivaldi Edition — which is recording the entire collection of the composer’s manuscripts at Turin’s Italian National University Library — gives the deepest feminine voice lots of love.
Czech mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená’s first album on the Pentatone label centers on the protagonists of four tragic Baroque cantatas.
Vol. 25 No. 3; September 2019
There are a lot of compelling and fascinating arguments for this kind of program featuring harpsichordist Rebecca Cypess and fortepianist Yi-heng Yang. Yet the recital justifies itself entirely on musical grounds.
A new recording by Simon Murphy and the New Dutch Academy includes world-premiere recordings of three symphonies and Stephen Storace’s aria “Domestic Peace,” as well as the first recording of Carl Friedrich Zelter’s Concerto in E-flat for Viola and Orchestra on period instruments.