Vivaldi Voices (6 Cd Set)
Hallenberg; Agnew; Modo Antiquo; Sardelli; Regazzo; Concerto Italiano; Alessandrini; Piau; Accademia Bizantina; Prina; Accademia Bizantina; Dantone; Lehtipuu; I Barrochisti; Fasolis; Lemieux; Ensemble Matheus; Spinosi
Composed by: Vivaldi, Antonio
This 6-CD box set gathers the finest vocal recordings (opera, sacred music) from the Naïve Vivaldi Edition by some of the finest and most respected vocal artists - sopranos, mezzos, contraltos, tenors and basses - of today. Featured singers include soprano Sandrine Piau, mezzo-soprano Ann Hallenberg, contraltos Sonia Prina and Marie-Nicole Lemieux, tenors Topi Lehtipuu and Paul Agnew and bass Lorenzo Regazzo. Orchestral accompaniment is provided by Rinaldo Alessandrini’s Concerto Italian, Federico Maria Sardelli and Modo Antiquo, Jean-Christophe Spinosi’s Ensemble Matheus, I Barrochisti and Diego Fasolis and the twice-featured Accademia Bizantina, direected by Ottavio Dantone.