Barbara Hendricks celebrates its 70th birthday at the end of 2018. An American soprano singer who has become very popular, especially in France, Barbara Hendricks first of all seduces thanks to her unique, clear and warm, fragile and sunny timbre. On the occasion of this anniversary, Sony Classical gives back some treasures of its catalog. Far from claiming to produce an exhaustive career tribute, the recital "The Voice of the Sun" offers an original musical journey, a journey through time, suspended by works and their voice. A voice she put at the service of a very broad repertoire, giving pride of place to the vocal works often quite deep and ethereal. A popularity also gained thanks to its engagements, not only musical, and a formidable occupation of the front of the scene since its beginnings.
Edvard Grieg ()
01. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: Act IV, 18, Solvejg's Song
02. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: Peer Gynt, Op. 23: Act IV, 15, Arabian Dance
03. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: Act V, 20, Solvejg's Song in the Hut
04. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: Peer Gynt, Op. 23: Act V, 23, Sovejg's Lullaby
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra & Barbara Hendricks
Antonio Vivaldi ()
05. Cantata: "Lungi dal vago", RV 680
Carl Orff ()
06. Carmina Burana: Cours d'amours: Amor volat undique
07. Carmina Burana: Carmina Burana: Cours d'amours: Stetit puella
08. Carmina Burana: Carmina Burana: Cours d'amours: In trutina
09. Carmina Burana: Carmina Burana: Cours d'amours: Dulcissime
Barbara Hendricks, Eduardo Mata, London Symphony Orchestra, John Aler, Håkan Hagegård & London Symphony Chorus
George Frideric Handel ()
10. Xerxes, HWV 40: Xerxes, HWV 40: Arietta "Né men con l'ombre d'infedeltà"
11. Xerxes, HWV 40: Xerxes, HWV 40: Aria "Chi cede al furore di stelle rubelle"
12. Xerxes, HWV 40: Xerxes, HWV 40: Duetto "Troppo oltraggi la mia fede" (Barbara Hendricks, Paul Esswood)
13. Xerxes, HWV 40: Xerxes, HWV 40: Aria "Caro voi siete all'alma"
Gustav Mahler ()
14. Symphony No. 4 in G Major: IV. Wir geniessen die Himmlischen Freuden. Sehr behaglich
Barbara Hendricks, Esa-Pekka Salonen & Los Angeles Philharmonic
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