Karina Gauvin: Prima Donna | Atma Classique ACD22648

Karina Gauvin: Prima Donna

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Label: Atma Classique

Cat No: ACD22648

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 15th October 2012

Contents

Works

Handel, George Frideric

Alcina, HWV34
» Ah! Ruggiero crudel
» Ah, mio cor
» Ombre pallide
» Si, son quella
Atalanta, HWV35
» Care selve (Come, my beloved) (Act 1)
Concerti grossi (6), op.3
» no.1 in B flat major, HWV312: Adagio
Concerti grossi (12), op.6
» no.8 in C minor, HWV326: Adagio
Flavio, re di Longobardi, HWV16
» Da te parto
Lotario, HWV26
» Overture
» Scherza in mar la navicella
Orlando, HWV31
» No, non potra
» Verdi piante
Sosarme, HWV30
» Dite pace

Vinci, Leonardo

Astianatte
» Tortorella se rimira

Vivaldi, Antonio

La verita in cimento, RV739
» Addio caro

Artists

Karina Gauvin (soprano)
Arion

Conductor

Alexander Weimann

Works

Handel, George Frideric

Alcina, HWV34
» Ah! Ruggiero crudel
» Ah, mio cor
» Ombre pallide
» Si, son quella
Atalanta, HWV35
» Care selve (Come, my beloved) (Act 1)
Concerti grossi (6), op.3
» no.1 in B flat major, HWV312: Adagio
Concerti grossi (12), op.6
» no.8 in C minor, HWV326: Adagio
Flavio, re di Longobardi, HWV16
» Da te parto
Lotario, HWV26
» Overture
» Scherza in mar la navicella
Orlando, HWV31
» No, non potra
» Verdi piante
Sosarme, HWV30
» Dite pace

Vinci, Leonardo

Astianatte
» Tortorella se rimira

Vivaldi, Antonio

La verita in cimento, RV739
» Addio caro

Artists

Karina Gauvin (soprano)
Arion

Conductor

Alexander Weimann

About

Canadian superstar soprano Karina Gauvin pays tribute to baroque diva Anna Maria Strada del Pò, singing rarities by Vinci and Vivaldi, and some of the greatest Handel arie di bravura. Like Strada del Pò in her prime, Miss Gauvin sings this repertoire with powerful expression and brilliant technique, in particular, the trills for which Strada del Pò was renowned. More than thirteen opera roles were created by Handel for Strada del Pò (including Sosarme, Orlando, and Alcina).
 
Karina Gauvin has impressed audiences and critics the world over with her luscious timbre, profound musicality and wide vocal range. The Globe and Mail calls her "one of the dream sopranos of our time". The Sunday Times in London also wrote: "Her glinting soprano, bright-edged yet deliciously rounded and sensual, is used with rare understanding for character...".

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