Some mutual affinities transcend generations. This certainly is the case for William Christie and the rising stars Lea Desandre and Thomas Dunford, who all share many musical and personal insights. One revealed the other two to the general public, and though many years separate them, all three possess outstanding musical audacity, brilliance, and imagination. Savour delicious Baroque nuggets by Charpentier and Lambert, mélodies by Offenbach … and a few surprises offered by the young artists in whom great gifts converge—splendour of vocal tone, bravura, charisma, depth, and refinement.
French Baroque Arias and Romantic Art Songs