2019-08-16 featured press

New York Times – Nearly 100, the Salzburg Festival Doesn’t Wait to Celebrate

2019-08-16, The New York Times, by Zachary Woolfe

“Riding the music with gusto and unafraid to take risks, Ms. Bartoli’s voice sometimes tightens in fast, florid passages, but in relaxed music her tone is still warm and fresh; for floating notes she’s equaled by the countertenor Philippe Jaroussky, playing one of the men in her magical clutches.” […]

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2019-07-09_03 featured press

Limelight Magazine – Ombra mai fu (Philippe Jaroussky, Artaserse)

2019-07-08, Limelight Magazine, by Will Yeoman

“But best, by far, are those ravishing lamenti for which Cavalli was renowned. One of the finest examples is Uscitemi dal cor, lacrime amare. Here, Jaroussky sings with the utmost delicacy and warmth.” […]

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euronews – Salzburg’s ‘Heavenly Voices’ with Cecilia Bartoli and Philippe Jaroussky

2019-06-13, euronews, by Katharina Rabillon & Andrea Buring

(Trascript:) Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor, said, “Handel had a personality that was severe, quite difficult to handle, a little bad tempered. We know that he even once threatened to throw a soprano out of the window. It was not a good idea to bother him too much.”

“And then ironically his music has so much sensuality and humanity. The music of Handel is probably among the most touching in the history of music,” he added. […]

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wrti – Classical Album of the Week: Himmelsmusik, A Little Piece of Early Music Heaven from L’Arpeggiata

2019-05-13, wrti, by Heather McDougall

“May 13, 2019. Himmelsmusik, German for “heavenly music,” is the latest project of Austrian theorbo player Christina Pluhar and her early-music ensemble L’Arpeggiata, based in France.

Joined by Belgian soprano Céline Scheen and French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky, Pluhar leads her charges in a program of 17th-century instrumental and vocal works rooted in—and pollinated by—influences from cities spanning the northern and southern ends of Europe.” […]

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2019-04-26 featured press

Gstaad Digital Festival – Philippe Jaroussky spricht über den Probeprozess

2019-04-26, Gstaad Digital Festival, by N. N.

«Es gibt nicht DIE perfekte Art, ein Stück zu spielen.»
Countertenor Philippe Jaroussky spricht übers Proben […]

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2019-04-09 featured press

2019-04-09, Duke University Libraries, by Sarah Griffin

Check out our very own “staff picks”:
Philippe Jaroussky and Artaserse, The Handel Album

French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky is among the most famous countertenors in the world right now, and it’s a voice range that has attracted growing interest in recent years. The high range of the countertenor voice and the manner in which its unusual qualities are produced results in a sound that has often been described as unearthly – it’s also a powerful and flexible voice type, able to handle music of stunning virtuosity and highly expressive pathos. […]

-Laura Williams, Head Librarian, Music Library

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