Review of DE MONTE Madrigals and Chansons

DE MONTE Madrigals and Chansons

The focus on Josquin’s death-anniversary risks overlooking Philippe de Monte, 2021’s other quincentenarian. In past reviews I’ve tended to hedge...

Reviewed by Fabrice Fitch in issue: 08/2021

Review of MANOURY lab.oratorium

MANOURY lab.oratorium

The plight of migrants crossing the Mediterranean becomes a new Raft of the Medusa in Philippe Manoury’s evening-length, mixed-media piece,...

Reviewed by Peter Quantrill in issue: 08/2021

Review of ISAAC Missa Wohlauff gut Gsell von hinnen & other works (Cinquecento)

ISAAC Missa Wohlauff gut Gsell von hinnen & other works (Cinquecento)

Heinrich Isaac (c1450-1517) is one of Josquin’s greatest contemporaries. He had a glittering career working for Lorenzo de’ Medici in...

Reviewed by Edward Breen in issue: 08/2021

Review of ERLEBACH Lieder (Le Banquet Céleste)

ERLEBACH Lieder (Le Banquet Céleste)

Recordings of music by Philipp Heinrich Erlebach – the much-admired Kapellmeister of the court at Rudolstadt from 1681 to his...

Reviewed by Lindsay Kemp in issue: 08/2021

Review of BERIO 'Berio to Sing' (Lucile Richardot)

BERIO 'Berio to Sing' (Lucile Richardot)

It was only a matter of time before Les Cris de Paris got around to the Cries of London. In...

Reviewed in issue 08/2021

Review of JS BACH Mass in B minor (MacLeod)

JS BACH Mass in B minor (MacLeod)

Gli Angeli Genève perform the Mass in B minor with 10 singers (six concertists and four ripienists) and an orchestra...

Reviewed by David Vickers in issue: 08/2021

Review of Lise De La Salle: When Do We Dance?

Lise De La Salle: When Do We Dance?

Lise de la Salle is no stranger to mixing and matching composers and eras, as her half a dozen CDs...

Reviewed by Michelle Assay in issue: 08/2021

Review of Isata Kanneh-Mason: Summertime

Isata Kanneh-Mason: Summertime

I was delighted to be able to give a warm welcome to this pianist’s debut recording back in the long-ago...

Reviewed by Jeremy Nicholas in issue: 08/2021

Review of Franz Halász: Spain

Franz Halász: Spain

Listening to a Franz Halász album is like biting into a Granny Smith. The playing is always fresh, crisp, juicy...

Reviewed by William Yeoman in issue: 08/2021

Review of Hiyoli Togowa: Songs of Solitude

Hiyoli Togowa: Songs of Solitude

Like most of the rest of the world, viola player Hiyoli Togawa confronted solitude, anxiety and loneliness during the pandemic...

Reviewed by Philip Kennicott in issue: 08/2021

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