VIDEOS AND MUSIC

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Samson

at Saint-Loup Church, Namur
4 July 2018

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Paradise Lost

at St Paul's Church, Cambridge
29 March 2018

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A Midsummer Night's Dream at Teatro Massimo Palermo

September 2017

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Lawrence Zazzo and Friends live in concert at Wigmore Hall

1 May 2017

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"Xerxes" at Oper Frankfurt

Januar 2017

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"Veremonda" Schwetzinger SWR Festspiele 

1 Mai 2016

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Lawrence debuts as Orlando with the Welsh National Opera

October 2015

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Festival d'Aix 2015

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Messiah (G.F. Händel)

Live from the Herkulessaal, Munich November 2014, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, B’Rock Ghent, Peter Dijkstra, cond., Julia Doyle, soprano, Lawrence Zazzo countertenor, Steve Davislim, tenor, and Neal Davies, bass

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Sacred and profan

Radio 3 Live in Concert Live from Wigmore Hall London on 3 June 2014

Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Simon Lepper (piano) 

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Lawrence's recent appearance as Orfeo at the Norwegian State Opera

October 2013

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“Va tacito” from Giulio Cesare

June 2013

with Christophe Dumaux as Tolomeo. A recent Laurent Pelly production at the Paris Opera, conducted by Emmanuelle Haim and starring Natalie Dessay, soon to be released on HD DVD by EMI/Virgin Classics

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A glimpse into the recording process of Mitridate

Go behind the scenes of the recording with our short film about the making of Mitridate, re di Ponto:

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Mozart's Apollo et Hyacinthus

Making of the recording of Mozart's first opera

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“Lunarcy” on EPR Classic

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Lawrence’s debut as Farnace in Mitridate in Munich

July 2011

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Handel's Messiah

Live recording of Handel's Messiah at Herkulessaal in Munich 2014
Julia Doyle, Lawrence Zazzo, Steve Davislim, Neal Davis, Peter Dijkstra

Voix Des Arts CD Review

A Magical, Magnificent “Messiah”

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A Royal Trio

Lawrence’s first solo orchestral CD, A Royal Trio, just released by Harmonia Mundi USA.

“Zazzo in glorious voice throughout****” The Guardian

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Mozart's Mitridate

Lawrence will also sing Farnace on the first complete recording of Mozart’s Mitridate with Ian Page and Classical Opera, to be released on Signum Classics in October 2014

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Handel’s Alessandro
 

On Pan Classics, a live CD recording Handel’s Alessandro at the Haendel Festspiele, Karlsruhe

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Mozart In-Between - David Greilsammer

Delighted to have been asked to be a part of talented young conductor and pianist David Greilsammer's new recording for Sony with the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, "Mozart in Between", featuring some rarely heard early Mozart.

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Handel's Jiulio Cesare

On Virgin Classics, a DVD of Laurent Pelly’s production of Giulio Cesare at the Opera de Paris, 2010

"Lawrence Zazzo's outstandingly imperious title-hero is the best sung and acted countertenor performance of the part I've encountered." (Gramophone, December 2012)

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Mozart's Apollo et Hyacinthus

Lawrence sings sing Apollo on a new recording of Mozart’s first opera, Apollo et Hyacinthus, just released on Linn Records, in conjunction with a Gala performance at Cadogan Hall, London.

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“Lunarcy” on EPR Classic

According to René Jacobs, Lawrence Zazzo is the most versatile operatic countertenor of his generation. On his first Evil Penguin recording, however, he explores the intimacy of the lute song in a remarkable programme focusing on madness and midnight. Teaming up with lute virtuoso Shizuku Noiri, Zazzo samples some of the genre highlights by Dowland and Purcell but also concentrates on contemporary repertoire for countertenor. The result is a fascinating exploration of the dark and the light of the moon and the mind.

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Handel's Athalia

on Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, with the Kammerorchester Basel, Paul Goodwin cond.

"colore bellissimo..il controllo del fiato é perfetto" L'opera

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Handel - Duetti amorosi

Nuria Rial, Lawrence Zazzo, Kammerorchester Basel, Cummings [Enhanced]

Composer: George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Laurence Cummings
Orchestra: Basel Chamber Orchestra

"This recording of amorous duets is as delicate and intoxicating as orange blossom. Nuria Rial's tender soprano blends beautifully with Lawrence Zazzo's bright, heroic counter tenor in duets from 'Poro, Serse, Admeto, Arminio, Teseo' and 'Muzio Scevola'" The London Independent

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Handel's Riccardo Primo

Basel Chamber Orchestra (Artist), Lawrence Zazzo (Alto), George Frideric Handel (Composer), Paul Goodwin (Conductor), Nuria Rial (Soprano)

Composer: George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Paul Goodwin

"Zazzo singt eher mit einer leicht gedeckten
Grundtönung, stellenweise der Oboe abgelauscht, ohne deshalb an Feuer und
Temperament zu sparen" Opernwelt

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BYRDLAND

The music of William Byrd, John Dowland, and Henry Purcell with the Paragon Saxophone Quartet

“A genuinely illuminating meeting of jazz and Renaissance traditions” Daily Telegraph
"An object lessons in how to 'make it new' " International Record Review

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Handel's Fernando Ré di Castiglia

Il Complesso Barocco
Alan Curtis, dir.
Virgin Classics

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Handel's Messiah

Freiburger Barockorchester
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
René Jacobs, dir.
Harmonia Mundi

"As a latter-day Guadagni, the brilliant countertenor Lawrence Zazzo almost steals the show" Daily Telegraph

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Handesl's Saul

Rias-Kammerchor
Concerto Koln
Rene Jacobs dir.

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Handel's Partenope

Early Opera Company
Christian Curnyn, dir.
Chandos Records

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Handel's Serse

William Christie, dir.
Virgin Classics

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Scarlatti's Griselda

Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin
René Jacobs, dir.
Harmonia Mundi

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Handel's Rinaldo

Freiburger Barockorchester
René Jacobs, dir.
Nicolao Figuereido , Piers Maxim, cembali
Harmonia Mundi

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Handel's Deborah

Junge Kantorei, Frankfurt
Joachim Martini, dir.
Naxos

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