Limelight Magazine – CD/DVD Reviews – Partenope

2016-03-23, Limelight Magazine, by Clive Paget French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky makes a fine Arsace, judging the character arc to perfection and singing with great depth of feeling in arias like Ch’ Io parta? Si crudele and Ma quai note di mesti lamenti. ★★★★½ Source/Read more: [x]

Norman Lebrecht – Album of the Week

2015-03-02,, Norman Lebrecht A childlike tone in Fauré’s ‘Prison’ is followed by Debussy’s stone-faced ‘Mandoline’, only to melt in the white ice of Chausson’s moon. Three versions of Claire de lune are exquisitely differentiated. ‘The long sobs of the autumn violins’ convey for once the exact musical nuances of the poet’s intention. From one […]

Limelight – The French countertenor makes love not war in the battle of Baroque singers

2013-03-28, Limelight, by Live review: Philippe Jaroussky, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, “Limelight,” the Classical Music and Arts Website, March 28, 2013 Philippe Jaroussky, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra City Recital Hall, Angel Place, March 15 With typical Gallic gallantry, then, Jaroussky neatly summed up the symmetry of the evening’s dual homage to two duelling voices of the Baroque: […]

Arts Hub – Review, Philippe Jaroussky

2013-03-18, Arts Hub, by Heather Leviston […] While retaining beauty and clarity, which are hallmarks of his sound, greater power and substance were immediately evident. His astonishing flexibility was as thrilling as ever. […] Superb breath control led to some ravishing sustained notes and this, coupled with his impressive range and agility, made for a compelling […]

Sydney Morning Herald – Philippe Jaroussky and the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

2013-09-18, Sydney Morning Herald, by Clive O’Connell Opening its 2013 season, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra under Paul Dyer scored a winner in guest Philippe Jaroussky, the French countertenor who knows no fear. Sunday evening’s program gave this intelligent artist plenty of room to show his craft […] Unlike many of his peers, Jaroussky projects with consistency […]

Australian Stage – Philippe Jaroussky | Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

2013-03-18, Australian Stage, by Daniela Kaleva One would think that the 2013 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix was the main event in Melbourne last week but early music fans will tell you otherwise. It has been early music week at the Melbourne Recital Centre! […] Jaroussky’s voice was everything one would have expected to […]

The Culture Concept Circle – Philippe Jaroussky & Brandenburg Baroque – Sublime Sounds

2013-03-18, The Culture Concept Circle The concert proved that Jaroussky is a superstar in the world of contemporary classical music, as indeed were the composers in their time. There is no doubt in my mind he will join into their legendary status as he brings their music alive again once more, making it relevant and […]

Limelight magazine – Philippe Jaroussky: Natural High

2013-03-05, Limelight magazine That’s a long break! Won’t it be difficult to return to singing? “Of course, singing is my passion; it’s not only my job. But there is a lot of sacrifice and a lot of stress. That’s why I need this break, and I’m sure I will be very happy to sing again. […]

The Culture Concept Circle – Philippe Jaroussky – Sings Like an Angel & Rocks the Baroque

2013-02-21, The Culture Concept Circle, by Carolyn McDowall Philippe Jaroussky | Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Get Set to Rock the Baroque! Paul Dyer, leader of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, which plays on period instruments, believes the award winning Jaroussky ‘… is one of today’s superstars of the opera world’. Judging from the rave reviews Jaroussky receives wherever […]