The ArtHaus Musik film release of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, with Bejun Mehta singing Orfeo, has been named DVD of the month in the next issue of Gramophone Magazine. This recording, in collaboration with Václav Luks, Collegium 1704 and Collegium Vocale 1704, is a movie version of Gluck’s ever-popular work, and was filmed in the Czech Republic in 2013. Mr. Mehta also served as Artistic Advisor for this production. Visit the following link to see video clips and more.
In addition to the Gramophone recognition, the Archiv recording of Handel’s Orlando, with Bejun singing the title role, is this quarter’s “Best of” prizewinner from the German Record Critics Award Association. This album also features the talents of René Jacobs, Sophie Karthäuser, Kristina Hammarström, Sunhae Im, Konstantin Wolff, and the B’Rock Orchestra. Click here for audio samples, behind-the-scenes video, and download links.