Pauline Inspired, the long-awaited new recording by Laure de Marcellus and Alberto Urroz featuring songs written by and for the great 19th century Spanish-French diva, composer and muse, Pauline García Viardot, is now available for streaming on the usual channels: iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, etc.
This extraordinary selection of songs features world premieres such as some of the most beautiful songs composed by Pauline Viardot and Ruperto Chapí’s Six Melodies dedicated to herself and never previously recorded. The complexity and extraordinary quality of this repertoire make this recording selection a milestone in the interpretation of Spanish song from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The CD can be purchased at the following link: www.arkivmusic.com.
Photo: Laure de Marcellus and Alberto Urroz with writer Sandra Mamboury, Pauline Viardot’s great-great-granddaughter at the presentation concert in Geneva (Switzerland). © Dominique Vallès