Musical gifts Under the Tree !
A Few Recommendations from our Artistic Director Renaud Loranger.
EPiotr Beczala, the “Prince of Tenors,” offers up some of the most beautiful arias of Italian verismo. Supercharged emotions and stylistic finesse come together as one. An essential recording!
ALBUM: VINCERO !
Also in the operatic vein, Marc-André Hamelin unleashes breathtaking virtuosity in this collection of transcriptions and fantasies on themes from operas by Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Bellini…
ALBUM: Liszt & Thalberg: Opera Transcriptions & Fantasies
Kent Nagano’s last recording as Music Director of the OSM, featuring his extraordinary Concertmaster Andrew Wan. The Orchestra, conductor and soloists shine brilliantly in Bernstein, Ginastera, as well as in a new work by prodigious Quebec composer Samy Moussa. Undoubtedly one of the finest albums recently released
ALBUM: GINASTERA – BERNSTEIN – MOUSSA : for violin and orchestra
A glorious collaboration between two of today’s greatest voices: tenors Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres (Festival Guest in 2019). Don’t miss out on this momentous recording.
ALBUM: Amici E Rivali
Last but not least—and not just for Baroque music buffs: Les Arts Florissants are matchless in this collection of madrigals by Carlo Gesualdo, conducted by the ensemble’s musical co-director Paul Agnew.
ALBUM: Gesualdo: Madrigali Books 1 & 2