The rising tide of exciting new countertenors is one of the most important offshoots of the early music movement.
My favorite among the young countertenors is Philippe Jaroussky. I’ve heard him perform at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall with Christina Pluhar and L’Arpeggiata. I’ve been avidly collecting his recordings for several years now. Most recently, Virgin Classics has issued a DVD collecting excerpts from video recordings of his concert appearances in France and Germany — many of … <Read More>