Thomas Hampson, Luca Pisaroni, Fatma Said, & Lidia Fridman Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week, audiences can experience world premiere recordings, a debut album, and a number of rising stars. Here are this week’s must-streamed releases. L’Ange de Nisida Dynamic releases the world premiere DVD of the first-ever staging of the reconstructed “L’Ange de Nisida.” The work, which was long-presumed-lost semiserious opera, was directed by Francesco Micheli and starred Lidia Fridman, Konu Kim, {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Margaret Marshall & Handel Lead New CD/DVD Releases

This week audiences will be able to stream a summer concert, a legend’s unreleased recordings, and a world premiere piece. These are the latest albums that OperaWire recommends. Summer Night Concert 2020: Vienna Philharmonic with Valery Gergiev & Jonas Kaufmann Sony Classical will release this year’s Summer Night Concert 2020 with the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Valery Gergiev with tenor Jonas Kaufmann as soloist. The concert will {…}

Mezzo-Soprano Carla Canales to Release Genre-Busting Debut Album, ‘Duende’

Mexican-American mezzo-soprano Carla Canales will release her experimental debut album entitled “Duende” on October 9. The album drop coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month and will be available on all major streaming platforms. The album’s title and inspiration come from renowned Spanish poet Federico García Lorca’s interpretation of the word “duende” to signify the human struggle to find life’s meaning through {…}