CD/DVD Releases – Week of July 31: Plácido Domingo Leads New Releases With ‘Macbeth’

Plácido Domingo continues his legendary recording legacy while a soprano-guitar duo comes to fruition. Domingo’s Macbeth Last season the legendary tenor-turned-baritone riveted Los Angeles audiences with his complex turn as Macbeth in Darko Tresjniak’s production. Now audiences can experience the event on DVD  and Blu-Ray thanks to Sony Classical. Domingo was joined by Ekaterina Semenchuk who brought her voluptuous sound {…}

Rolando Villazón & Ildar Abdrazakov Team Up For ‘Duets’

Deutsche Grammophon has announced Rolando Villazón’s new album. The CD entitled “Duets” will include Ildar Abdrazakov with Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducting the Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain. “Duets” will include French and Italian opera duets for tenor and bass/baritone and is set for release in September. It marks the singers’ first album together and marks Abdrazakov’s debut on the yellow label. It also {…}