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Julia Lezhneva: Graun Opera Arias is WFMT: Featured New Release

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Soprano Julia Lezhneva sings 11 world-premiere recordings of opera arias by German composer Carl Heinrich Graun – an important composer in his time, but virtually unknown today. Lezhneva spent days in a Berlin library unearthing these arias and brings them to light on this new recording with Concerto Köln, one of Germany's finest period instrument orchestras.

The WFMT: Chicago 'Featured New Release' for MAY 21, 2017 is Julia Lezhneva: Graun Opera Arias on Decca. Featured track is - Graun: Rodelinda: Sinfonia (2:47); L'Orfeo: Il mar s'inalza e freme (6:02)






Julia Lezhneva, soprano; Concerto Köln / Mikhail Antonenko