Molomot’s “intrepid singing” in new Wozzeck recording

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 in Marc Molomot, Recording, Reviews | No Comments
Molomot’s “intrepid singing” in new Wozzeck recording

“In this performance, that voice belongs to tenor Marc Molomot, whose intrepid singing of the Hauptmann’s angular, awkwardly high-lying music is one of this Wozzeck’s greatest strengths. Precisely what motivates the Hauptmann’s idiosyncratic actions is one of Büchner’s and Berg’s gnawing enigmas, but Molomot, ever a shrewd artist with an uncanny ability to topple façades and reveal the most basic foundations of a character and his music, employs his incisive vocalism in the opening scene of Act One with aptly insinuating insipidity that contrasts with the enticing sheen of his timbre.”

— Read more at Voix des Arts.

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