“the disc is delight not just because Genaux is technically accomplished and warmly communicative artist, but also because the arias themselves are of high quality. Genaux manages its remarkably wide compass and coloratura with seeming effortlessness. Those looking for first-class fireworks need look no further.”

BBC Music Magazine
January 2010

“Her success shows no sign of slowing, no more than does the excellence of her vocal technique. Pyrotechnics, in which she raises bright colors, in concert with the breathtaking Fabio Biondi at the baton, is the proof of that.”

December 2009


“The passion of Fabio Biondi’s Europa Galante seems to give Vivica Genaux a real jolt. In a perfect symbiosis with the orchestra, she puts on a display of vocal agility that measures up in every way to that of her famous colleague”

December 2009
About Pyrotechnics Vivica Genaux says “In Baroque music, what I particularly appreciate is the interaction between the voice and the orchestra. The orchestra does not just accompany, but emphasizes what you say, and so you have to work closely with the instrumentalists. I love working with Europa Galante and Fabio, violinist as well as conductor, understands that a singer’s breath is not infinite, just like a violinist is limited by the length of his bow “