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Sara MacLiver speaks to SLS about her new CD “Seraphim”. Listen to a track….

It’s no easy task to select music for a compilation CD. The list needs to include signature works or styles of the performer, listener favourites, a smattering of less popular but respected works or composers, and finally, works that take the performer into the future. With her new CD “Seraphim”, soprano Sara Macliver achieves this easily and the release…

fiona campbell crosses into counter te(nor)ritory – handel with the abo
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fiona campbell crosses into counter te(nor)ritory – handel with the abo

“Meet Fiona Campbell” says the media release. “Venus in voice and form” (Opera-Opera). This mezzo–soprano could have been created by Botticelli – cascading tresses and a goddess gown.  Over the page, a complete contrast as she stands arms akimbo. The manicured nails and chandelier earrings prevail, yet the hair is tied back, and Campbell wears a mannish shirt and…