Record debut: A soprano and a tenor at the top of their gamemain
From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
Now here’s a surprise. A new release from the Opera Rara label usually consists of some bel canto work that has languished forgotten in a vault since its premiere 160 years ago, and usually for good reason (as becomes apparent when you’re halfway through the unreviewable second disc). This package, though, is different: a pair of debut releases by two fast-rising singers, soprano and tenor, mingling well-known arias with the fairly obscure.
Read on here.