Jeanine De Bique on her new album of Baroque heroines, 'Mirrors'

Friday, November 12, 2021

Exploring the same characters or operas by different composers, the Trinidadian soprano makes her recorded solo debut

The soprano Jeanine De Bique has released her first solo album, 'Mirrors', with Concerto Köln, for Berlin Classics. Gramophone's James Jolly caught up with her to talk about the recording, as well as Rameau's Platée, also just out from Harmonia Mundi, as she start rehearsals in Paris for Handel's Alcina at the Salle Garner.

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