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Michael Cookson
MusicWeb International, June 2017

Breslik sings most engagingly throughout this collection displaying his attractive bright, ringing tone and ease of projection. His coloratura passages couldn’t be described as gleaming or effortless, but nevertheless they are realised capably. My highlights include from Don Giovanni, Don Ottavio’s extremely lyrical act one aria ‘Dalla sua pace’ which fits Breslik’s voice eminently, communicating considerable reflection and fondness as he expresses his love for Donna Anna. In the act two aria ‘Il mio tesoro intanto’ Breslik is smooth and assured as he vows with highly charged expression that Donna Anna will get her revenge on Don Giovanni.

Another high point is Tamino’s enchanting portrait aria ‘Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön’ from Die Zauberflöte sung beautifully by Breslik with captivating joy and warmth.

This is a most desirable collection that impressively reveals Pavol Breslik as an insightful Mozartian of note. © 2017 MusicWeb International Read complete review



Huntley Dent
Fanfare, March 2017

Vocally, Breslik is best in Don Ottavio’s legato melodies, where he’s admirably smooth and even. Just as good is his defiant Tamino, where the septuagenarian José van Dam makes a strong cameo appearance as the confrontational Speaker. …Two good qualities aside from the singing are Patrick Lange’s lively accompaniments and excellent recorded sound from the Bavarian Radio studios in 2014 and 2015. © 2017 Fanfare Read complete review





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