Arias written for the buffo bass-baritone Francesco Benucci, Mozart’s first Figaro
Matthew Rose, Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen throw themselves into the riotous world of Francesco Benucci, the larger-than-life opera star for whom Mozart created the role of Figaro.
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ALBUM OF THE WEEK (SUNDAY TIMES, 20 SEPTEMBER 2015)
‘It was Benucci’s rare achievement to bring to his comic roles a vocal finesse comparable with the day’s leading prima donnas. Taking up Benucci’s mantle, Matthew Rose … likewise has a gift for c ... BBC Music Magazine The Guardian