Piotr Beczala & Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen Highlight New CD/DVD Releases – July 1

Three new releases are set for this week. One of the the releases comes from last summer while another is a world premiere of an interesting new work. Lohengrin Piotr Beczala stars in Yuval Sharon’s acclaimed production of Wagner’s masterwork from last summer’s Bayreuth production. Anja Harteros, Waltraud Meier, Tomasz Konieczny, and Georg Zeppenfeld also star. Christian Thielemann conducts this {…}

Prima Classic Announces Levy Sekgapane’s First Solo Album

Prima Classic has announced Levy Sekgapane’s first solo album. The new album, entitled “Giovin Fiamma,” will represent the second album for the start-up company and will showcase the tenor in arias by Rossini. The recording will be dedicated to arias from “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” “Zelmira,” “Otello,” “La Donna del Lago,” “La Cenerentola,” “L’Italiana in Algeri,” and “Semiramide” among others. {…}