CANTATAS ALTO SOLO

JS Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach Cantatas

Zig Zag Territoires

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4 étoiles Classica

ZZT 305

BACH

Cantata BWV 170
Cantata BWV 35

[ Revised release available in September 2018 ]

With

Damien Guillon, Countertenor & director
Maude Gratton, Solo organ
Le Banquet Céleste

Press

“The young singer, who developed his skill without any pretentiousness, is well-versed in collective performances. (…) time simply seemed to hang off Damien Guillon’s ductile lips.” Maire-Aude Roux | Le Monde | June 2012

 “Damien Guillon convinced his audience through his intense tone of voice and accomplished expressiveness, (…) he gives us the distinct impression that he perfectly understands what he is singing. He showed impeccable balance between the voices and instruments – including the organ. Damien Guillon and his Banquet Céleste can without a doubt claim to come […]

“Damien Guillon enchanted us with his subtle lines and ornate movements, aiming for a particularly intimate approach to his work.  The French countertenor was notably charming in his BWV 35, (…) he conducts an orchestra comprised of extremely mobile soloists demonstrating very precise nuances, as well as Maude Gratton’s biting organ work.”

“We have here a splendid and clever programme: two cantatas for alto solo, including a solo organ but no choir. Ideal for this small ensemble and the magnificent, smart and determined organ player Maude Gratton. On top of that we were graced with the beautifully-played third trio sonata and G-minor Fantasy and Fugue. Damien Guillon […]