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Lorraine Hunt Lieberson and Roger Vignoles: Songs by Mahler, Handel and Peter Lieberson (BBC/Wigmore Hall Live): Hunt Lieberson, who died last year at the age of 52, stands as the
 

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson and Roger Vignoles
Songs by Mahler, Handel and Peter Lieberson (BBC/Wigmore Hall Live)

Hunt Lieberson, who died last year at the age of 52, stands as the “most luminous and soulful singer of our times,” said Richard Scheinin in the San Jose Mercury News. This “all-wondrous” concert, recorded in London’s Wigmore Hall, captures the mezzo-soprano’s transcendent vocals in works by canonical composers, as well as by her husband, Peter.

 

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