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CD-Tipp: 'Jacques Imbrailo und sein Klavierpartner Alisdair Hogarth sorgen für einen intimen, kontrastreichen, atmosphärischen Hörgenuss.'
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'Jacques Imbrailo approaches this selection with relish. His powerful, precise and serious baritone voice works wonders.'
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MusicWeb International
'...favourite songs that everybody loves and that reveal that here is a singer with true insight in this music. A wholly delightful recital.'
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Le Monde
"Intensité ciblée pour Sibelius mais expansion graduée pour Rachmaninov, avec des exigences de contrastes et de nuances que Jacques Imbrailo satisfait en toute occasion."
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Jacques Imbrailo - Sibelius & Rachmaninov: Songs - BBC Music Magazine

01 September 2018
BBC Music Magazine
Mike Scott Rohan
4½ Stars

'For his first solo recital he chooses an appropriately bold programme, more subtly linked than it might seem...Altogether this is a distinguished recital debut, and one looks forward to more.'
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