Isabel Bayrakdarian & Saioa Hernandez Lead New CD/DVD Releases (Week of March 16)

For those stuck at home due to quarantine, these are the latest CD and DVD releases we recommend! Here is a look. Der Freischütz Oehmsclassics  releases Weber’s beloved work from Aalto Musiktheater starring Maximilian Schmidt, Jessica Muirhead, Heiko Trinsinger, and Tamara Banjesevic. Tomas Netopil conducts the new CD recording. Les Contes d’Hoffmann C Major releases Tobias Kratzer’s production of Offenbach’s masterpiece. {…}

Prima Classic Announces Marina Rebeka’s Fourth Solo Album

Prima Classic has announced Marina Rebeka’s fourth solo album “Elle.” The new album will celebrate the diversity of the female roles in some of the greatest French Opera Arias of the canon including Charpentier’s “Louise,” Gonoud’s “Romeo et Juliette,” Massenet’s “Thaïs,” Bizet’s “Carmen” and “The Pearl Fishers,” Massenet’s “Le Cid,” Debussy’s “L’Enfant Prodigue” and Gonoud’s “Faust.” In the new recording Rebeka {…}