Martha Argerich, Philippe Jaroussky, Joyce DiDonato and Alison Balsom among the year's most exciting releases.
The Bavarian soprano on what Maria means to her, on what would have been La Divina's 91st birthday.
The leading coloratura soprano takes on Lucia's tour-de-force mad scene, recorded live in her native Bavaria.
The German soprano finally appears at the Opéra Bastille, having cancelled in 2010 for the birth of her first child.
The accolade comes after opera's golden girl revealed her astonishing versatility in a new light on her latest album Forever.
This DVD, centered on the dazzling German soprano Diana Damrau, will be released the 27th May. It complements a ravishing (...)