COUNTERTENOR JAKUB JÓZEF ORLIŃSKI IN CONVERSATION WITH RICK PERDIAN

Jakub Józef Orliński talks to Rick Perdian Jakub Józef Orliński became an international sensation in 2017 with a YouTube video of him singing an aria, ‘Vedro con mio diletto’, from Vivaldi’s opera Il Giustino. Rather than the fiery coloratura Baroque showpieces that he often sings, the Polish countertenor performed a smoothly flowing love song with … Read more

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center enchants with the sounds of Spain

United StatesUnited States Various, ‘Spanish Inspirations’: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (Will Liverman [baritone], Paul Huang & Danbi Um [violins], Paul Neubauer [viola], Nicholas Canellakis & Clive Greensmith [cellos], Anne-Marie McDermott & Wu Qian [piano]). Alice Tully Hall, New York, 14.11.2021. (RP)

Wu Qian (piano) and Will Liverman (baritone) © Tristan Cook

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Okpebholo’s Unknown is a powerful tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice

United StatesUnited States Shawn Okpebholo, Unknown: Taylor Raven (mezzo-soprano), Michael Mayes (baritone), Schyler Vargas (baritone), Members of Inscape Chamber Orchestra / Robert Wood (conductor). Urban Arias, Arlington, VA. (Viewed on 11.11.2021 and available to stream free though 11.12.2021 at urbanarias.org.) (RP)

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Songs of Finzi and Vaughan Williams at the Brooklyn Art Song Society

United StatesUnited States ‘Beginnings, Middles, and Ends’ – Remembering: Dominic Armstrong (tenor), Joshua Conyers (baritone), Michael Brofman, Brent Funderburk (piano). Brooklyn Art Song Society, First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, 5.11.2021. (RP)

Remembering © Joan Chiverton

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