Rosenblatt Recitals: FRANCESCO MELI
Francesco Meli is acclaimed for his mellifluous tenor in the French and Italian bel canto repertoire celebratedon this recital disc with songs and arias from Rossini to Massenet. Complementing these are song cycles by Liszt and Britten setting poems by two great figures of the Italian Renaissance, Michelangelo and Petrarch.
"The Washington Times" (...one can feel the passion literally bristling beneath the surface in both expression and control…a lyric tenor possessed of tremendous reserve power)
"Bachtrack" (...virtuosic flair and breathtaking force… impeccable sound command and beauty of tone)
"Classical Source" (…sweetly lyrical and sensitive)