Bachtrack: Return of Dominique Labelle to Göttingen

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Dominique Labelle, Reviews | No Comments
Bachtrack: Return of Dominique Labelle to Göttingen

“Labelle showed she has lost nothing in this regard during her time away from the festival. Her voice is still remarkable for its depth of timbre and its many colours, the strong gleaming high notes and equal power across its range…” — Read more at Bachtrack.

Labelle’s ‘Mi Palpita il Cor’ on Navona Records

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 in Dominique Labelle, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Labelle’s ‘Mi Palpita il Cor’ on Navona Records

“Love may make the world go ‘round, but it also provided creative grist for the mills of baroque composers…Steffani’s Guardati O Core warns of Cupid’s fateful arrow, with Montreal-born soprano Dominique Labelle easily navigating the florid ornamentation and tripping runs during each of her arias.” — Read more at Winnipeg Free Press.

Labelle’s new album “Mi Palpiti il Cor” with Musica Pacifica

Posted on Oct 20, 2016 in Dominique Labelle, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Labelle’s new album “Mi Palpiti il Cor” with Musica Pacifica

“Labelle has a wonderful voice for this repertoire, clear and light but with plenty of staying power for the extended vocal displays; and the instrumental playing that backs her up is impeccable.” — Read more at infodad.com.

Labelle’s “captivating” voice in Mi Palpita il Cor

Posted on Sep 28, 2016 in Dominique Labelle, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Labelle’s “captivating” voice in Mi Palpita il Cor

“…a gorgeous, full voice that is quite captivating in each of the works…The music here is really quite compelling, made more so by Labelle’s interpretation and beautiful voice.” — Read more at Cinemusical.

Labelle offers “Music for a Beating Heart”

Posted on Sep 28, 2016 in Dominique Labelle, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Labelle offers “Music for a Beating Heart”

“Dominique Labelle is impressively featured in three cantatas that provide many of the album’s delights…Labelle sings with a plumy tone, judiciously using vibrato when it best serves the music but never subjecting the listener to the disembodied tone of other early music specialists. Hers is a beautiful full lyric soprano voice and the results of […]

Labelle’s singing “arrests the senses”

Posted on Jul 25, 2016 in Dominique Labelle, Reviews | No Comments
Labelle’s singing “arrests the senses”

“Aston Magna’s J.S. Bach concert in The Mahaiwe Theatre was a banquet of riches….The unique singing of Dominque Labelle arrests the senses. You must listen to it.” — Read more at The Berkshire Review for the Arts.

Cooley, Labelle, and McGegan perform with “utter conviction to the cause”

Cooley, Labelle, and McGegan perform with “utter conviction to the cause”

“Tenor Thomas Cooley brought the first shadings of darkness and potential consolation to the stage. Singing over the murmurous strings, he shaded lines about “distresses” and “deep afflictions” with an amber mournfulness…Soprano Dominque Labelle joined the excitement part way through, her voice rising in lustrous and urgent descant…From the first, swaggering entrance of the trombones […]

McGegan, Cooley, and Labelle “unveiled an expansive and eloquent masterpiece”

McGegan, Cooley, and Labelle “unveiled an expansive and eloquent masterpiece”

“In a performance of remarkable power and tonal beauty, McGegan and his crew of musicians — including the excellent Philharmonia Chorale and a lineup of first-rate vocal soloists — unveiled an expansive and eloquent masterpiece, one that belongs by rights on the repertoire list of every orchestra in the country…the finest contributions came from soprano […]

McGegan, Cooley, and Labelle in PBO’s season finale

McGegan, Cooley, and Labelle in PBO’s season finale

“Last night in Herbst Theatre the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (PBO) gave the final San Francisco performance in its landmark 35th season led by Waverly Fund Music Director Nicholas McGegan, celebrating his 30th anniversary with PBO.” – Read more at examiner.com

McGegan, Cooley, Labelle bring PBO season to “triumphant close”

McGegan, Cooley, Labelle bring PBO season to “triumphant close”

“McGegan led a top-notch team. Soprano Dominique Labelle, whose generous, richly colored vocalism made her first solo one of the evening’s highlights, returned in several episodes. Tenor Thomas Cooley’s plush, emphatic singing turned the score’s operatic “Watchman” sequence into a show-stopper.” – Read more at dailydemocrat.com.