Friday, January 9, 2009

Recent News of Note - January 9, 2008

I received my copy of Opera News today and found this very interesting article:

The article recounts the story of 2 recent CDs. The first was a studio financed release (on Decca), Soprano, featuring the exquisite voice of Nicole Cabell. The author states, "Trouble is, Soprano may be the last of its kind."

The second is a self produced CD by the equally talented Anna Maria Martinez. With heroic effort and focus she financed and produced her own CD and looked for a distributor. She connected with Naxos who released it as Soprano Songs and Arias.

An interesting juxtaposition of the old and new model.

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