January 11, 2010

Gerald Finley & great operatic arias, in English

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Great Operatic Arias, in English

The Chandos recording of opera arias sung in English by Gerald Finley has a scheduled release date of 1 February 2010 at

The release date is 23 February 2010 at

Product description:

Leading baritone and dramatic interpreter of his generation, Gerald Finley is an artist who sets alight the stage and delights the ear, whatever the role he portrays.

On this his first arias disc, and first for Opera in English, he explores a broad range of repertory: old favourites, hidden treasures and roles which he himself has created, among them J.Robert Oppenheimer in John Adams’s Doctor Atomic and Harry Heegan in Mark-Anthony Turnage’s The Silver Tassie.

English National Opera director, Edward Gardner offers a great understanding of Opera in English and here conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra in his debut on Chandos.

Photos of the recording session can be seen at

“Le baryton canadien Gerald Finley est maintenant reconnu comme l’un des grands interprètes actuels de la mélodie.”–Claude Gingras, La Presse

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