Sonya Yoncheva - Rebirth

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Sonya Yoncheva - Rebirth
Sonya Yoncheva (soprano) / Cappella Mediterranea, Leonardo García Alarcón

[ Sony Classics / CD ]

Release Date: Friday 12 March 2021

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Recorded during the first Corona lockdown, Sonya Yoncheva's project emerged from silence with an urge for a "rebirth that our world desperately needs at present, something that it achieves by drawing on the very deepest recesses of the human psyche and on its origins in music and the arts". - SY

With Rebirth Sonya Yoncheva also introduces her listeners to the contemporary message and the timeless quality of Baroque music. On her new album she spans an arc from 1600 to the modern age of pop with works by Italian, English and Spanish composers including Alessandro Stradella, Claudio Monteverdi, Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco to ABBA's hit "Like an Angel Passing through my Room".

The album also includes a much praised piece from her homeland Bulgaria "Zableinano mi agunce". "Most beautiful melodies ... an unforgettable emotional experience" wrote the FAZ, Germany.

"Music that moves you to tears" wrote the APA after her first concert at the Salzburg Festival, after the lockdown, where she sang from her upcoming album "Rebirth".


Stradella: Queste lagrime e sospiri (from San Giovanni Battista)

Monteverdi: O Rosetta, che rossetta

Cavalli: Luci mie che miraste (from Xerse)

Gibbons, O: The Silver Swan

Monteverdi: Voglio di vita uscir:
Voglio di vita uscir
S'apre la tomba

Marín, J: Ojos, pues me desdenáis

Alarcón, L: Y a Tus Plantas Nisea (El Prometeo)

Díaz, Simón: Pasaje del Olvido

Trad.: Bulgarian Folk-song: Zableyalo Mi Agance

Cavalli: L'egisto - Sinfonia della Notte

Monteverdi: Oblivion suave

Strozzi: L'Eraclito amoroso 'Udite amanti'

Murcia: Tarantela Espanola

Ferrabosco, A II: Heare me O God (Four note Pavan)

Dowland: Come again, sweet love doth now invite

Torrejon y Velasco: No Hay Que Decirle El Primor

Andersson: Like an angel passing through my room