OPERA NEWS has released their favorite recordings from 2012, and Michael Spyres’ Delos release A Fool For Love makes the list for The Year’s Twelve Best Recital Discs!
The OPERA NEWS review:
“Spyres’s musical imagination conjures up a variety of colors without studied effects, and occasionally he manifests a quick, narrow vibrato that registers youthfulness and urgency. Every note is uttered with feeling (“È la solita storia,” from Cilea’s L’Arlesiana, is heartbreakingly fragile), yet one senses a genuine intellect as well…
“Every track of A Fool for Love boasts a unique point of view, fueled by musical and theatrical imagination and totally convincing role excerpts.” —Judith Malafronte, Opera News
Find the full “Best of 2012” list on www.operanews.com!
Listen to the full track of Donizetti: L’elisir d’Amore: “Una furtiva lagrima” on Delos Radio:
A Fool For Love: Track 4: L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) – Una furtiva lagrima by Delos Radio