First-class Vivaldi from Vivica Genaux
Listen to a clip from the American mezzo-soprano's latest disc here
Vivaldi Pyrotechnics: arias from Catone in Utica, Semiramide, La fida ninfa, Griselda, Farnace, Tito Manlio & Mosmira fedele
Vivica Genaux (mezzo-soprano); Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi
Virgin 694 5730 75:26 mins
‘The disc is a delight not just because Genaux is a technically accomplished and warmly communicative artist, but also because the arias themselves are of high quality’ Nicholas Anderson
A full review plus star ratings is published in our January 2010 issue
Audio clip: Vivaldi: Tito Manlio, RV 778 – 'Splender fra 'l cieco orror'