Chairman, Charles Alexander, chooses our August Album of the Month

August 10, 2020

Chairman, Charles Alexander, chooses our August Album of the Month

In the fourth instalment of our series highlighting particular jewels from our catalogue of over 60 full length opera recordings, our Chairman, Charles Alexander, chooses our August Album of the Month. In this short video he explains why Donizetti’s Les Martyrs is special to him.

Click here to listen to Michael Spyres sing the famous Top ‘E’ Charles refers to in his video.

Recorded at St Clement’s Church, London,
October/November 2014

“The cast that Opera Rara has assembled for this production is unbeatable…Stunning sound, stunning presentation” 
Limelight

  • Winner of 2015 Prix Francisco Cavalli from the Académie du Disque Lyrique
  • Winner of 2016 International Opera Award for CD (Complete Opera)
  • Shortlist 2016 Gramophone Awards (Opera)
  • Limelight Recording of the Month
  • BBC Music Magazine Opera Choice
  • Opera Disc of the Month
  • Gramophone Editor’s ChoiceCritics’ Choice for 2015
  • Sinfini Album of the Year ‘Best Opera’
  • BBC Radio 3 Disc of the Week

You can read more here.

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