French record label Aparté, based in Paris, was founded in 2009 by producer and sound engineer Nicolas Bartholomée (who is also director of Little Tribeca recording studio, and who previously founded the Musica Numeris recording studio and the Ambroisie recording label).
Artists recording for Aparté include Les Talens Lyriques and Il Pomo d'Oro.
Further information: apartemusic.com
Spotlight. A Very Pleasant Discovery - Geoff Pearce recommends music by František Tůma. '... one wonders why Tůma is not more widely known.'
CD Spotlight. Inner Brilliance - Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, recommended by Gerald Fenech. 'Rousset and his team give absolutely flawless performances, brimming with zestful enthusiasm and razor-sharp precision, and in such able hands how can Rameau's star not be one of the brightest in the baroque firmament?'
CD Spotlight. Jupiter's Thunderbolt - Lully's Phaéton, enjoyed by Robert Anderson. '... brimful of the most varied enchantments.'