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 […]

Gramophone – The 2016 Gramophone Classical Music Awards Shortlist

The 2016 Gramophone Classical Music Awards Shortlist Gramophone Mon 1st August 2016 All is revealed: the top six recordings in each of the 12 categories as voted for by our esteemed panel of critics The Gramophone Awards are the most prestigious in the world of classical music. Today, we are pleased to reveal the 72 […]

Gramophone – Arias for Farinelli

2013-12 (?), Gramophone, by David Vickers   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 could have been tailor-made for Jaroussky’s sweetly graceful melodic singing (‘Le limpid’onde’ […]