Gluck composed “Ezio” only one year after the success of “Orfeo”. It was premiered in 1763 at the Burgtheatre in Vienna. Although not as successful as “Orfeo” it contains many fine moments and this recording, in which Michael Hofstetter conducts a first rate cast, should introduce more opera listeners to this fine work. “….the representation of his (Gluck’s) early and middle years is patchy. All the more fitting then, to be able to welcome a thoroughly satisfactory issue of Ezio….. It is greatly to the credit of countertenor Franco Fagioli, who sings the part (Ezio, sung by the famous castrato Guadagni in the première) in this recording, that there is no sense of anticlimax: he produces firm, expressive singing, with delicacy where appropriate.” (International Record Review)
Various Artists compilation album featuring 16 Michael Jackson songs, includes a bonus disc of Extended DJ Club Versions.
Pourquoi est-ce aussi difficile d’être simplement présent ?
La raison principale est que nos empreintes émotionnelles ont été profondément enfouies, puis «étouffées», dans notre enfance. C’est ce que Eckhart Tolle appelle le «corps de souffrance», lequel corps nous distrait de la conscience du moment présent. …