“Sherezade Panthaki sings her most daring and brilliant aria in this performance of Haendel’s ‘Samson’—and thereby totally delights colleagues and audience alike.
No wonder that this woman—according to the libretto—slays seemingly invincible Samson’s strength: with her exuberant virtuosity, with her elegance and her powerful radiance, Panthaki is a new, trailblazing type among the female singers of old music—she is a highly dramatic soprano of the Baroque, an ‘Isolde’ in one of Haendel’s oratorios. When she sings, it is not simply an aria, it is an event.
Panthaki led a top international ensemble both in the Gallery Herrenhausen as well as during the “Choral Days” in the broadcasting studio in Hannover.
During the past several weeks, much music of the Baroque could be heard in Hannover: the vocal performances of this ‘Samson’ were its brilliant high point.”
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