Toronto Concert Reviews – LES VIOLONS DU ROY and countertenor PHILIPPE JAROUSSKY combine for a baroque operatic showcase!

2017-04-14, Toronto Concert Reviews, by David Richards   Jaroussky played the various roles with dramatically convincing portrayals in each aria, but more importantly with a beautiful singing voice that is difficult to imagine. He took the Handelian melismatic scales at break-neck speed without losing clarity. His musical phrasing was incomparable and when he hit the long-held […]

intoclassics.net – Филипп Жарусски – Орфей – 2017

2017-03-29, intoclassics.net “[…] Monteverdi, on the other hand, concentrates more on Orpheus’ search for Eurydice in the underworld, and the highpoint of his work is an aria that has remained without parallel in the history of opera: the magical ‘Possente spirto’, which I have the temerity to perform here as a countertenor, for the first […]

ARTE – Philippe Jaroussky singt Telemann und Bach

2017-09-29 ARTE Philippe Jaroussky singt Telemann und Bach Wird publiziert am 09.04.2017 – (43 Minuten) Der Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky kann auf zahlreiche Konzerte mit renommierten Ensembles, Orchestern und Musikern zurückblicken. In Opernhäusern und auf Konzertbühnen fühlt er sich gleichermaßen zu Hause. Immer dabei: sein Wunsch, etwas Neues auszuprobieren. Mit Unterstützung des herausragenden Freiburger Barockorchesters widmete […]

Gramophone – Introducing Gramophone’s April 2017 issue

2017-03-?, Gramophone In the April issue of Gramophone Lindsay Kemp talks to Philippe Jaroussky and his countertenor colleagues about the exciting opportunities that lie ahead, now that the countertenor is an accepted voice in the modern musical world. In addition, Harriet Smith meets with virtuosic pianist Marc-André Hamelin as he prepares to release his new […]

Gramophone – Gramophone recommends: outstanding recent countertenor recordings

  2017-03-37, Gramophone, by n. N. “Porpora Farinelli Arias Philippe Jaroussky counterten Venice Baroque Orchestra / Andrea Marcon (Erato) ‘Jaroussky’s rapid passagework in quick heroic arias is precise (the spectacular ‘Nell’attendere il mio bene’ from Polifemo) and Cecilia Bartoli pops up for a couple of love duets but the outstanding moments are slow arias that […]

The Guardian – Monteverdi, Sartorio, Rossi: La storia di Orfeo CD review – glorious Jaroussky

2017-26-03 The Guardian, by Nicholas Kenyon “The presiding genius is countertenor Philippe Jaroussky who sings gloriously (though he is arguably not best suited to Monteverdi’s high tenor hero in his lavish Possente spirto). Jaroussky is well matched by Emöke Baráth’s crystal-clear soprano. Sartorio’s post-Cavalli idiom is sweetly melodic; I was much more taken by the […]