MusicWeb International names Lawrence Brownlee: Allegro io son a Recording of the Month!
“Lawrence Brownlee has, alongside Juan Diego Flórez , a claim to being the best tenor exponent of the art of bel canto since the young Pavarotti in his heyday. This recital, very recently recorded and issued with surprising speed by Delos, confirms that status. Not only does he possess a voice of great beauty, agility and elegance, but he deploys it with great taste, discreetly ornamenting the da capo sections of arias without ever resorting to undue prolongation or grandstanding. His tenor is light, neat and very slightly nasal with a trill and easy top notes to spare, sailing effortlessly up to a top C sharp without any sense of strain.” —Ralph Moore, MusicWeb International