Bethany Horak-Hallet Proms début

Mezzo soprano Bethany Horak-Hallett recently made her BBC Proms debut with the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists as alto soloist in Handel Dixit Dominus. The complete concert is available to hear again on BBC Sounds and to view on BBC Iplayer. The occasion marked Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s 60th appearance at The Proms and the programme was repeated at the Berlin Festival.

Anne-Catherine Gillet on DVD

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