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A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler
A Cultural Compass
For the World Traveler

Philippe Jaroussky

January 12, 2020
Av. del Professor López Piñero, 1, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain

“Were there an early music rat pack,” the music critic Mark Swed wrote in 2014, “he could lead it.” He is Philippe Jaroussky, the suave and silken French countertenor. A huge star in his native France, known for fans that follow him around the world, this man with the ethereal voice is an angelic ambassador for the art of the countertenor. His 2020 recital tour, with the pianist Jérôme Ducros, commences with two performances in Valencia. —L.J.

For the complete tour schedule, click here.

Pianist Jérôme Ducros and contratenor Philippe Jaroussky © Simon Fowler.