Christopher Purves sings Handel

Christopher Purves sings Handel Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen Milton Court, 7 January 2018 Distinguished bass/baritone singer Christopher Purves has long been a mainstay of the opera and concert stage. His broad repertoire perhaps evidenced by the fact that my last three reviews of him were in operas by Mozart, George Benjamin, and Georga Enescu. On this occasion, … Continue reading Christopher Purves sings Handel

Enescu: Oedipe

Georga Enescu: Oedipe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski Choir of the George Enescu Philharmonic, Romanian Radio Children’s Choir Royal Festival Hall, 23 September 2017 A pupil of Faure and a teacher of Yehudi Menuhin, the Romanian composer and violinist George Enescu occupied a key, but usually overlooked, position in the musical world of the first … Continue reading Enescu: Oedipe