There is life after big labels

There is life after big labels


norman lebrecht

November 08, 2019

From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:

It can be good for an artist to take a break from a big label. The German counter-tenor Andreas Scholl has been recording faithfully for Decca for about a decade without ever giving an impression of calling the shots in his career. Yes, he left lovely tracks of Dowland, Purcell, Bach and Handel, but no more than you’d expect of someone as good as he is in the heart of his Fach …

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  • Rob says:

    As a second disc of the week, I would check out Gatti’s Mahler 1 just released with the Concergebouw Orchestra.

  • sorin says:

    Seen him live a few years ago in Rishon-letzion Israel with a similar mix of baroque and folk : amazing musician and singer (or vice versa) that left an indelible impression.

  • Melisande says:

    Looking forward to the recital of countertenor Andreas Scholl and Tamar Halperin, piano in the Kleine Zaal of the Concertgebouw Amsterdam on January 14 2020 and in London, Wigmore Hall on January 24 2020. It’s the presentation of the repertoire on their new cd.