Highlighting the featured recordings at the beginning of the year.
Sol Gabetta's fourth CD, "Cantabile", was released simultaneously with her third in September of 2008. So for this week, we'll take a listen to both of them.
The IU Opera Theatre’s production of George Frederic Handel’s setting of the Caesar and Cleopatra story really fits with Arts Week’s theme of Politics in the Arts. There’s international politics as Rome’s Caesar extends his sway over Egypt with the victory of Pompeo. There’s court and family politics as Queen Cleopatra and her bother King […]
Conductor Gary Thor Wedow and stage director Tom Diamond bring a long history of work on baroque opera together and on Handel's "Giulio Cesare" apart to this production. Oddly enough, it's Gary who talks about the dramatic stage impact and Tom who dwells on the music realm in the strange and beautiful realm of the countertenor in the interview.