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Gluck: Ezio (complete opera) cover
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CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
Gluck: Ezio (complete opera)
Sonia Prina, Ann Hallenberg, Max Emanuel Cencic / Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis
[ Erato Classics / 2 CD - released 5/Sep/2011 ]
Alan Curtis, described by the New York Times' as "one of the great scholar-musicians of recent times", conducts a brilliant cast including Sonia Prina, Ann Hallenberg, Max-Emanuel Cencic and Topi Lehtipuu in the original, 1750 version of Gluck's...
Arie Napoletane cover
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Porpora: Opera Arias cover
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NICOLA PORPORA
Porpora: Opera Arias
Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor) / Armonia Atenea, George Petrou
[ Decca Records / CD - released 15/Aug/2018 ]
"Porpora's gift for characterisation pales beside Handel's, but his vocal fireworks bring modest delight, especially when backed by the bustling musicians of George Petrou's Armonia Atenea" The Times
Rokoko: Hasse Opera Arias cover
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HASSE
Rokoko: Hasse Opera Arias
Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor), Armonia Atenea, George Petrou
[ Decca / CD - released 20/Jul/2014 ]
"Whatever the piece, one hears Cencic at his best, in quality of voice and in his control of it...These Hasse arias would make a worthy introduction to Cencic's abilities for anyone who has yet to make his acquaintance and are confirmation for his ad
Venezia - Opera arias of the Serenissima cover
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ALBINONI / CALDARA / GASPARTINI / VIVALDI
Venezia - Opera arias of the Serenissima
Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor) / Il Pomo d'Oro, Riccardo Minasi
[ Erato Classics / CD - released 15/Feb/2013 ]
"If the Vivaldi items here seem generic, they are undoubtedly show stoppers. Yet it is the slow arias from forgotten operas by Giovanni Porta and Francesco Gasparini that show Cencic's plush, beautifully integrated timbre and yearning, soulful...
Handel: Arminio (complete opera) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Arminio (complete opera)
Max Emanuel Cencic, Layla Claire, Ruxandra Donose, Vince Yi, Juan Sancho, Xavier Sabata, Petros Magoulas / Armonia Atenea, George Petrou
[ Decca / 2 CD - released 11/May/2016 ]
Described by one contemporary commentator as "a miracle", and another as "in every respect excellent & vastly pleasing", Arminio is ripe for reappraisal and new presentation.
Duetti da Camera cover
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SCARLATTI / MARCELLO / PORPORA / MANCINI / BONONCINI
Duetti da Camera
Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) / Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor) / Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 19/Dec/2011 ]
Two star countertenors, Philippe Jaroussky and Max Emanuel Cencic, join William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, for a programme of chamber-scale duets and arias by Italian composers of the early 18th century. As Jaroussky says, these are "duets of...
Andromeda Liberata (Serenata Veneziana) cover
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VIVALDI (AND OTHERS)
Andromeda Liberata (Serenata Veneziana)
Venice Baroque Orchestra / Andrea Marcon / Simone Kermes / Max Emanuel Cencic / Katerina Berenova
[ Archiv / 2 CD - released 25/Jul/2006 ]
World premiere recording of a "serenata veneziana" by a variety of mostly anonymous composers including Vivaldi.
Alessandro, HWV21 cover
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HANDEL
Alessandro, HWV21
Max Emanuel Cencic, Karina Gauvin, Julia Lezhneva / Armonia Atenea, George Petrou
[ Decca / 3 CD Box Set - released 10/Sep/2012 ]
"Cencic is imperious hot-bloodedness personified...perhaps best of all is Karina Gauvin's utterly disarming Lisaura, her coloratura dazzling, her bright soprano full of personality...Just as thrilling is the visceral playing" (BBC Music Disc of the Month
Rodrigo (complete opera drama) cover
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HANDEL
Rodrigo (complete opera drama)
Maria Riccarda Wesseling (mezzo) Maria Bayo (soprano) Max Emanuel Cencic (counter tenor) / Al Ayre Espanol / Eduardo Lopez Banzo
[ Naive Ambroisie / 3 CD Box Set - released 15/Mar/2008 ]
"…this is a major work of outstanding accomplishment and maturity. The performance… has genuine momentum and demonstrates the quality of the piece itself." BBC Music Magazine, September 2009 ****
MARBECKS COLLECTABLE: Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor [3 CD set] cover
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GLUCK / VIVALDI / HANDEL / MONTEVERDI / PURCELL / BELLINI / etc
MARBECKS COLLECTABLE: Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor [3 CD set]
Andreas Scholl, Alessandro Moreschi, Philippe Jaroussky, David Daniels, Max-Emanuel Cencic, James Bowman, Alfred Deller, Gérard Lesne, René Jacobs, et
[ Virgin Classics / 3 CD Box Set - released 20/Oct/2008 ]
All these artists are exponents of 'authentic' performance, but - fortunately for the gentlemen in question - true authenticity is restricted to the track performed by Alessandro Moreschi...the only known audio memento of a genuine castrato.
Porpora: Germanico in Germania (complete opera) cover
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Catone in Utica (complete opera) cover
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LEONARDO VINCI
Catone in Utica (complete opera)
Max Emanuel Cencic, Franco Fagioli, Valer Sabadus, Martin Mitterutzner / Il Pomo D'oro, Riccardo Minasi
[ Decca / 3 CD Box Set - released 1/Aug/2015 ]
"Sancho's beefy tenor aptly characterises Cato's scepticism about reaching a diplomatic resolution...Il Pomo d'Oro, directed by Riccardo Minasi, vividly characterise each scene with theatrical zest." (Gramophone)
Handel: Ottone (complete opera) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Ottone (complete opera)
Max Emanuel Cencic, Lauren Snouffer, Pavel Kudinov, Ann Hallenberg / Il Pomo d'Oro, George Petrou
[ Decca / 3 CD Box Set - released 11/Sep/2017 ]
"this new recording is emphatically the version to have of an opera whose dramatic flaws are redeemed by magnificent individual scenes and any number of good tunes." Gramophone Magazine Editor's Choice, September 2017
Vinci: Artaserse (complete opera) cover
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Handel: Faramondo (complete opera) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Faramondo (complete opera)
Max Emanuel Cencic, Philippe Jaroussky, Sophie Karthäuser, Marina de Liso / Choeur de la Radio Suisse, Lugano & I Barocchisti, Diego Fasolis
[ Erato / Virgin Records / 3 CD Box Set - released 23/Mar/2003 ]
"The cast is notable for the flamboyant contributions of the impressive young countertenors Max Emanuel Cencic and Philippe Jaroussky. Strongly recommend to diehard Handel fans." The Telegraph
Hasse: Siroe Re di Persia (complete opera) cover
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JOHANN ADOLF HASSE
Hasse: Siroe Re di Persia (complete opera)
Max Emanuel Cencic, Franco Fagioli, Julia Lezhneva, Juan Sancho, Mary-Ellen Nesi / Armonia Atenea, George Petrou
[ Decca / 2 CD Box Set - released 10/Feb/2015 ]
Gramphone Magazine - Editor's Choice January 2015 / BBC Music Magazine - Disc of the Month February 2015
Fantastic Cencic [3 CD set] cover
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ROSSINI / VIVALDI / SCHUBERT / VERDI / GLUCK / HANDEL / etc
Fantastic Cencic [3 CD set]
Max Emanuel Cencic (counter-tenor) / I Barocchisti, Concerto Koln, Il Pomo d'oro, etc / Norman Sheiler, Kazuhiro Hofstetter (piano)
[ Warner Classics / Erato / 3 CD Box Set - released 20/Oct/2016 ]
"Fasolis gives a vibrant account of a fine score with supple rhythms, well-judged tempos and dramatically charged recitative imparting character at every turn...Cencic enlivens [the title-role] with expressive virtuosity." (BBC Music on 'Farnace' Fi
Tamerlano (complete opera) cover
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HANDEL
Tamerlano (complete opera)
Xavier Sabata, Max Emanuel Cencic, John Mark Ainsley / Il Pomo d'Oro, Riccardo Minasi
[ Naive / 3 CD Box Set - released 7/Apr/2014 ]
"Bursting with an energetic, dramatic drive and great characterisation from the soloists. An all-round excellent Handel release...newcomers should start with this throat-grabbing performance." Gramophone Magazine Award Nomination 2015 - Baroque Vocal
L'Incoronazione di Poppea (complete opera recorded in 2012) cover
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MONTEVERDI
L'Incoronazione di Poppea (complete opera recorded in 2012)
Le Concert d'Astrée / Sonya Yoncheva (Poppée), Max Emanuel Cencic (Néron), Ann Hallenberg (Octavie), Tim Mead (Othon), Paul Whelan / Emmanuelle Haim
[ Erato / Warner Classics DVD / 2 DVD - released 14/Jun/2013 ]
"[Haim leads with] a fine sensitivity towards the urgent, tensile springiness of the melodic lines; and a superb handling of the instrumental forces" (BBC Music)