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Plus and Minus

Songs and arias from
Jennifer Davis and Caroline Dowdle
at the Buxton Festival,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Full-scale operatic voices aren't necessarily best-suited to Buxton's Pavilion Arts Centre. In Jennifer Davis and Caroline Dowdle's chosen programme of songs and arias, plus and minus points were more or less equally balanced. (Buxton Festival, Buxton, UK, 9 July 2018)

They certainly captured the breathless excitement of Juliet's 'Je veux vivre dans ce rêve' from Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, but at times there was simply too much heft for this acoustic...

Copyright © 20 July 2018 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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CHARLES GOUNOD

ROMEO AND JULIET

FRANCIS POULENC

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

SERGEI RACHMANINOV

GIACOMO PUCCINI

JONATHAN DOVE

IRELAND

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

PAVILION ARTS CENTRE

BUXTON FESTIVAL

BUXTON

DERBYSHIRE

UNITED KINGDOM

VOCAL MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

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