Jeptha

BEAUNE FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL D’OPERA BAROQUE ET ROMANTIQUE

Brian Robins, Early Music Review

22nd July, 2015

The love scenes between Hamor (alto Delphine Galou) and Iphis (soprano Katherine Watson), were done with an exquisite Italianate warmth and sensual affection that made their final parting a more central and poignant part of the denouement than usual. The duet ‘These labours past’ became a glorious poem to love. In her later affliction Watson was deeply affecting in her song of parting, ‘Farewell, ye limpid streams’, sung with the pellucid grace Watson brought to all Iphis’ music...

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EXCELLENCE INTERPRÉTATIVE À BEAUNE POUR UN PRENANT JEPHTHA

Jean-Luc Clairet, Res Musica

24th July, 2015

...En Iphis, Katherine Watson, voix paisible et touchante, aigus confondants de douceur, est la grâce même..

[In Iphis, Katherine Watson, with a peaceful and touching voice, and treble sweetness, has the same grace]

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Ottavio Dantone, conductor

Choeur de Namur & Orchestre Accademia Bizantia

Soloists

Martin Vanberg, Jephtha

Katherine Watson, Iphis

Gaëlle Arquez, Storgè

Delphine Galou, Hamor

Christian Immler, Zebul

 

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