Nikolaus Harnoncourt makes Porgy and Bess CD debut

Listen to a clip from his first Gershwin recording here


Porgy and Bess
Jonathan Lemalu, Isabelle Kabatu, Bibiana Nwobilo, Michael Forest, Roberta Alexander; Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
RCA 88697591762   175:51 mins (3 discs)

‘As Porgy, Jonathan Lemalu displays a focused intensity, Isabelle Kabatu is a touching Bess and Michael Forest an insidiously engaging Sportin’ Life’ Anthony Burton

A full review plus star ratings will be published in our January 2010 issue