New CD No.3 in the charts
‘Mozart in London’ was released in the UK on 4 May, entering the classical charts No. 3. This new 2-CD set offers an unprecedented musical exploration of the London that Mozart experienced during his childhood visit of 1764-65.
“One of its constant pleasures is the young British performers’ sheer gusto. Ian Page’s musicians, the Mozartists, bounce along on their period instruments with an alert attack, succulent tones (woodwinds especially) and no signs of panting or strain. Ana Maria Labin, Helen Sherman, Rebecca Bottone and other singers take spine-tingling leaps into the stratosphere and always come up smiling…. And the music itself? Delicious.” THE TIMES Read more
“There are some real discoveries to be made here… Superb programme notes.” BBC RADIO 3 RECORD REVIEW Listen from 1’50
“Once again we salute the initiative of conductor Ian Page, a great pioneer, thanks to whom our understanding of Mozart and the music of his time is deepening.”
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