The sound you have got on this CD is absolutely fantastic. I would not hesitate to call your recording the best I have heard with lute music so far.
Ralph Lange, Germany
It´s simple, I acquired all of his recordings, that says it all! Praise from the press are well deserved for this transmitter musician.
G. Simon, France
It´s fantastic and very moving! It reminds me of Glenn Gould playing the Goldberg variations. Thank you again!
Harald Gerstmayer, Germany
A fantastic CD. A very subtle blend of delicacy and virtuosity. A true heir of Hopkinson Smith.
Francisco Rosado, Portugal
I wish you to record more amazing music! It's a true time travel and mini brain surgery for me! You are the best lute player since Michael Schaeffer (1937-1978).
James K.
Yes, it is worthy of his teacher Hopkinson Smith. The same clarity and musicality. Nice mix!
Peter Eichenau
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Miguel Yisrael was born in Lisbon, where he began his musical and artistic career, earning his Diploma in Classical Guitar in 1994.

From 1999 to 2004, after studying the lute at the Paris Conservatoire, with Claire Antonini, Miguel Yisrael completed his musical education with the grand maestro Hopkinson Smith in Basel, Switzerland, at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Read More



Classiquenews Magazine
(Camille De Joyeuse)
"Restraint and languor, mystery and enigma, Miguel Yisrael has put forth here his best record."  Read More
Diapason Magazine
(Philippe Ramin)
The discourse is of strong and unique personality. Read More
Diapason Magazine
(Philippe Ramin)

Admirable – both the quasi vocal support of the timbre and the perfect energy. Read More