Trebles all round as violinist sings countertenor
February 17, 2015 by norman lebrecht
I’ve just come out of the faintly out-of-body experience of listening to one man conduct two movements of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons as lead violinist and follow that by singing countertenor in a Vivaldi cantata.
All very capable and professionally earnest, but you do have to wonder why.
Why Dmitry Sinkovsky does it, and why he’s unable to choose between very different musical paths.
The album s out shortly on the naive label. Aptly named, for once.
Here’s one he made earlier.
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