The New York Times
'... the ultimate value of the performance is the chance for English-speaking opera fans to hear the work in their native tongue.'
'This was made in the days before Eaglen became a reigning Wagnerian, and her voice is radiant.'
The Sunday Telegraph
'David Parry... draws wonderful playing from the Philharmonia... the singing is first rate too... the balance between singers and orchestra is superlative as is the clarity.'
BBC Music Magazine
‘Pick of the Month'
'This English language
is an impressive performance by any criteria.'
'This is an issue to delight... a gripping account.'
'... one of the most formidable, vocally satisfying portrayals of the role of Tosca in years. The thrilling security with which (Jane Eaglen) attacks one top note after the other is a delight...'
'Eaglen is magnificent as Puccini's eponymous anti-heroine in a fine addition to the Opera in English series.'
Great Operatic Arias - Yvonne Kenny 1
The Sunday Times
'Peachy voiced throughout, she sings in wonderfully clear English to sympathetic accompaniment from Parry and the Philharmonia.'
Calaf's Aria 'Nessun dorma'
'Where he shines nowadays is in the restrained but convincing emotion... and such fidelity to dramatic truth.'
Great Operatic Arias - Dennis O'Neill 1
Great Operatic Arias - Dennis O'Neill 2
'Your tiny hand is frozen'
Cavaradossi's Recitative & Aria 'Give me my palette!'
- 'How strange a thing..'
Jane Eaglen Sings Tosca
Edgar, Gianni Schicchi,
Il tabarro, La bohème,
The Girl of the Golden West, Tosca, Turandot
'Three agents, quick as you can now'
The Classical Review
‘... a refreshingly subtle approach to dynamics and delivery of text.
Great Operatic Arias - Gerald Finley