Warner Classics – La Storia di Orfeo

2017-03-10 Dass die erste bedeutende Oper der Musikgeschichte von einem der legendärsten Musiker der antiken Mythologie handelt, ist sicher kein Zufall: In seinem Orfeo gab Claudio Monteverdi diesem großen Sänger eine Stimme, deren Klang sogar wilde Tiere be-sänftigen und Steine zum Weinen bringen konnte. Zum 450. Geburtstag des frühbarocken Genies im Mai 2017 stellt sich […]

Opera News – HANDEL: Giulio Cesare

2016-10-22, Opera News, by Adam Wasserman Philippe Jaroussky, dressed like a boarding-school brat, stops the show with “Cara speme.” With ornamentation that feels entirely in character, it’s one the best examples of Handelian singing to be heard since Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. […] Source/Read more: [x]

SFgate – A splendid musical evening with Verlaine

2016-05-13, SFgate/San Francisco Chronicle, by Joshua Kosman Thursday’s program, presented by Cal Performances, laid claim to wider turf. It turns out that the French art song responds vibrantly to the countertenor’s vaulting, muscular falsetto — at least when wielded with the eloquence and tonal clarity that Jaroussky brings to the task. Source/Read more: [x]

The New York Times – Review: Philippe Jaroussky Breaks Away From Baroque Boundaries

2016-05-09, The New York Times, by Vivien Schweitzer   Mr. Jaroussky’s silken voice proved alluring in these elegantly conceived interpretations. He shaded the texts with myriad nuances, as in the dramatic “Fantoches” from Debussy’s “Fête galantes,” a set of six songs, including a setting of “Clair de Lune,” that was featured on the program. His […]

The Morning Call – Sunday Go Pick: French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky at Easton’s Williams Center

2016-05-07, The Morning Call + Newsbreaky/Sunday Go Decide Acclaimed French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky will give only three recitals in the U.S. this spring, and one of them is at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8, at the Williams Center for the Arts at Lafayette College in Easton. […] Source/Read more: The Morning Call: [x] Newsbreaky/Sunday Go […]

Parterre.com – double treble

2016-05-05, Parterre.com, by Christopher Corwin Tomorrow evening Philippe Jaroussky performs songs set to poems by Paul Verlaine at the Morgan Library and in several weeks Andreas Scholl returns to New York for two recitals of English music at the Park Avenue Armory. The concerts are nearly sold out, so “Trove Thursday” presents these two star countertenors […]

Warner Classics – Philippe Jaroussky gives world premiere of Kaija Saariaho opera written for him

2016-03-15, Warner Classics “Philippe Jaroussky sings like nobody else on the planet,” declared veteran opera director Peter Sellars last night at the Dutch National Opera, following the world premiere of his new work with Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. Source/Read more: [x]

Met Museum – Venice Baroque Orchestra with Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky

2016-03-05, Met Museum Venice Baroque Orchestra with Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky 01:30:04 / 425 Views / Posted on November 21st, 2014 The astounding young countertenor Philippe Jaroussky joined the venerable Venice Baroque Orchestra for a rare New York performance, one which delved deep into the music of the Italian Baroque. Program A Legendary Battle: Farinelli & […]