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Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Manon, & The Opera Review

“The chief splendor of the evening came from the singers. Baritone Edwin Crossley-Mercer turned Manon’s cousin, Lescaut, into a complex dramatic figure, a louche gambler and seducer who appeared to be making moves on his cousin when he meets her at the Inn in Act I.” To read the entirety of the Opera News article, […]

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BIS – Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 20

The Scandinavian label BIS Records consistently puts out some of my very favorite recordings.  I am always thrilled by the attention to detail put into every facet of their catalogue. Using the newest technology in high-resolution audio recording they “aim to reproduce the natural sound in a concert venue as faithfully as possible,” resulting in […]

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