Tenor Jonas Kaufmann has resisted the pressure of opera companies and fans to settle on a single repertoire and has insisted on spanning the nationalities and styles of opera from the Classical and Romantic periods, ranging from Mozart to Wagner and Puccini.
For her 'Bach Project', Janine Jansen is touring Europe joined by twelve of her closest musician friends. In June 2013, they committed to disc J.S. Bach's Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2, two violin sonatas, and Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe - in which she is joined by oboist Ramón Ortega Quero.
Inspired by the wonderful setting of the Music Room at Champs Hill, David Rees-Williams has recorded his first solo disc, delving into a rich English heritage of iconic national and traditional music in this significant Diamond Jubilee and Olympic year.