Dietrich Henschel - baritone - c. Thibault Stipal-Naïve - 001 - high resTwo CPM artists will feature on BBC Radio 3’s CD Review programme on January 25. Dietrich Henschel’s long-awaited disc of the complete Mahler Wunderhorn songs with Boris Berezovsky is reviewed – see the fascinating introductory video. In addition, Rameau: Le Grand Theatre de L’amour, featuring Samuel Boden with soprano Sabine Devieilhe, Les Ambassadeurs and Alexis Kossenko (director) is Disc of the Week. Samuel Boden c. Robert Bridgens

Samuel Boden - Tenor Tenor Samuel Boden joins the cast of Purcell’s The Indian Queen at Opéra Théâtre de Metz Métropole. Hervé Niquet conducts Le Concert Spirituel for the production by Joachim Schloemer with performances on January 19 and 21.

Cyndia Sieden as Ariel The Tempest at Oper Frankfurt c. Monika RittershausCyndia Sieden will reprise her interpretation of Ariel in Keith Warner’s production of The Tempest for Oper Frankfurt.  Ms Sieden has become closely associated with the stratospherically virtuosic role since the première of Thomas Adès work at Covent Garden in 2004. Performances take place on January 11, 18, 24, February 1 & 7. Sian Edwards conducts.