CD/DVD– Week of May. 21: Harmonia Mundi Releases Three CDs

Harmonia Mundi dominates this week’s releases with three rarely performed pieces and all-star casts. Here is a look.

Schubert Mass

Harmonia Mundi will release Schubert’s Mass in A Flat featuring Anke Vondung, Anna Korondi, Andreas Karasiak, and Kay Stiefermann. The recording features the Orchestre des Champs-Elysse and conductor Herreweghe.

Dido and Aeneas

Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” stars Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, and Gerald Finley. Rene Jacobs conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in a CD which Harmonia Mundi will release.

Rossini Petite Messe

Marcus Creed conducts Rossini’s “Petite Messe Solennelle” with Krassimira Stoyanova, Birgit Remmert, Steve Davislim, and Hanno Muller-Brachmann. Harmonia Mundi releases.

The Passenger

Mieczyslaw Wajnberg’s modern masterpiece “The Passenger” gets a DVD from the Ekaterinberg State Opera. Dux recording will release the opera which stars  Natalia Karlova, Dmitri Staodubov, and Olga Tenyakova.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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