Tim Mead - Sacroprofano - Europadisc

The programme opens with the well-known Nisi Dominus composed by Vivaldi in the mid- to late-1710s for performance at Venice’s Ospedale della Pietà. Cast in a serious but far from gloomy G minor, it receives here one of its finest performances on disc ... he’s clearly a countertenor to rank with the best, possessed of not just a fine vocal instrument but also deep musical intelligence.

27 January 2023