La gloria di primavera: Scarlatti gem rediscovered

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Diana Moore, Nicholas McGegan, Reviews | No Comments
La gloria di primavera: Scarlatti gem rediscovered

“There are significant variations in terms of rhythm, color and timbre from one formally prescribed structure to the next which were clearly emphasized by McGegan and his ensemble. Several invocations of nature – pastoral images, a tempest, the flowing Danube – were all beautifully rendered…Among the members of the soloist quintet, English mezzo-soprano Diana Moore stood out in the role of Spring (Primavera), the winning contestant. Her dark-hued voice made especially memorable such arias as “Già fermo sull’empia ruota” or the “nightingale” dialogue with flutist Stephen Schwartz, “Canta dolce il rosignuolo”.”

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