We’re shining a spotlight on soprano Julianne Baird. We’ll also hear a modern approach to English renaissance music on a featured release by Joel Frederiksen.
This week we explore two exceptional recent releases of operas by Jean Baptiste Lully (Psyche) and Marin Marais (Semele).
The Chandos label features The Early Opera Company in the first complete period instrument recording of Handel's opera Semele.
A search for sins after the Inquisition in the vocal music of George Frideric Handel, plus a new release of forgotten arias by Baldassare Galuppi.