March 4, 2013

Mission with 4 singers

The Mission concert in Versailles is going to be something different from what we've heard so far:
  • Cecilia Bartoli, Mezzo soprano
    Franco Fagioli, Contre-ténor
    Julian Prégardien, Ténor
    Salvatore Vitale, Basse
  • Choeur de la Radio et Télévision Suisse Italienne
  • Orchestre I Barocchisti
  • Diego Fasolis, direction
(source)

So maybe Daniel Behle was contributing something to the Mission? ;-)

5 comments:

  1. Very interesting! I found something else about the Norma recording. This is an article about John Osborn. It says the release is expected to be in Spring:

    He recorded Pollione in NORMA with the Scintilla Orchestra, along with a star-studded cast including Cecilia Bartoli in the title role, Michele Pertusi as Oroveso, and Sumi Jo as Adalgisa. Release is expected around the spring of 2013 in conjunction with a new production by Moshe Leiser and Patrice Cournier at the Whitsun Festival in Salzburg, Austria.

    The article:

    http://johnosborn.com/JohnOsborn.com/Biography.html

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  2. Indeed interesting!

    The Norma news sound plausible, looking forward to it! :)

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  3. It will be a "sacred Mission": Cecilia recorded Steffani Stabat Mater.

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    1. To be launched in Versailles in the Chapelle Royale on June 16th ?

      http://www.lafugue.com/produit.cfm

      First part of the concert in the opéra royal, then the second part of the concert is to take place in the Chapelle Royale.

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  4. Oh yes, right you are, of course the Stabat Mater! Beautiful! :)

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