2016-05-22 featured press

müpa Budapest – Philippe Jaroussky

2016-05-22, müpa Budapest

A sound closer to heaven, it is customary to say of countertenors; and yet one of the most famous exponents of our time, Philippe Jaroussky, much prefers wicked figures that require diabolical virtuosity to angelic roles. Although at this concert he will still be only in the first week of his 40th year, he has already spent a decade at the forefront of his profession – and it is astonishing how much he has sung already. Besides a dozen solo albums, he has collaborated on five opera recordings and nine albums of arias, almost every recording winning prizes and, on more than one occasion, immediately topping the sales charts. […]

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