February 22, 2011
Robert Howarth conducts the Monteverdi Vespers 1610 with the Orchestra and Choir of the Enlightenment for the inaugural recording on OAE Released. You can find details and audio snippets at http://www.oae.co.uk/standard.asp?ID=91
“Robert Howarth has assigned the parts to more versatile voices which can follow Monteverdi’s partbook outside their comfort zone, while using ingenious blends of voices to achieve a shimmering, captivating choral sound that seems to float effortlessly through the psalms.”- The Independent
“Exhilirating” BBC Radio 3 CD Review available to listen again until 4/3/11
February 13, 2011
Anne-Catherine Gillet sings Sophie in Werther with Jonas Kaufmann on the DVD of the Opéra de Paris production conducted by Michel Plasson. You can see her at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmFB9kjU5cU. The DVD of the full opera, directed by Benoît Jacquot, is available on the Decca label.
Also recently released, on the fRA label, is her performance of Micaëla in Adrian Noble’s Carmen production from the Opéra Comique with John Eliot Gardiner. Anne-Catherine sings Je dis que rien m’épouvante at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zdc8cGonXRA