Two 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.
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