Rameau

Rameau in Trondheim

Thank you Martin and Erik at Trondheim Barokk for inviting me to create the scores of three new Rameau suites! It was a great privilege to hear you make music with Hervé Nicquet and Anders Dahlin at the two excellent concerts in Trondheim’s Vår Frue Kirke and Oslo’s Universitetets aula. A busy few days but managed a little bit of sightseeing too!  

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Rameau world-première recording

Very excited that our world-première recording of Rameau’s Anacreon (the one of 1754) is out this month. It’s the first studio recording of a Rameau opera in the UK for 30 years! Thank you Stephen Carpenter and the OAE; Anna, Agustin and Matthew for singing so wonderfully; Andrew, Claire and Matt and all the Signum team; and all the modern-day Ramistes whose generous support has helped make it happen. An important landmark – 4 stars ‘Debussy conducted a version of Rameau’s…

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