On 26 March Decca Classics will release Lise Davidsen's much anticipated second solo album, which features music by Beethoven, Wagner and Verdi, including some arias from operas Davidsen has performed on stage in recent years, including Fidelio (Leonore’s aria ‘Abscheulicher!’), Cherubini’s Medea and Santuzza' in Cavalleria rusticana. Other operatic heroines explored include Verdi’s Leonora from La forza del destino and Desdemona from Otello plus the first of Wagner’s five Wesendonck Lieder. To honour the launch, Lise will make several TV and Radio appearances as well as gracing the cover of Gramophone Magazine. To keep up to date with her latest appearances and interviews follow us on social media.
We are thrilled to announce the signing of one of the most exciting and in demand artists today, French tenor Stanislas de Barbeyrac, whose performances have garnered him acclaim on the world’s most important opera stages such as Opéra National de Paris, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Wiener Staatsoper, Metropolitan Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Dutch National Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Grand Théâtre de Genève, San Francisco Opera, and at the Aix-en-Provence and Salzburg Festivals
Hailed by many as the Tamino of his generation, recent important debuts include the title role of Pelleas Pelleas et Melisande at Opéra National de Bordeaux and a much celebrated Max Der Freischütz at Theatre de Champs-Elysées in Paris.
Engagements this season include a new Magic Flute at Opera de Paris and two very exciting role debuts: Don José in Carmen at the Opéra de Bordeaux and the title role La Clemenza di Tito at Opera de Paris.
De Barberyac appears regularly in recital and concert in such works as Berlioz’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, and Mendelssohn’s Elijah. He made his Salzburg Festival debut in Mozart’s Davidde Penitente and later returned to Salzburg for Haydn’s Die Schöpfung. Passionate about song and chamber music, he will next appear in recital in Paris at Salle Gaveau on 1 March, together with mezzosoprano Ambroisine Bré.
Decca Classics has just announced the signing of British-Italian tenor Freddie De Tommaso. His debut album, ‘Passione’, will be released on April 9 – just one day after the centenary of the birth of the great singer Franco Corelli, to whom the album pays homage.