Echoes of the superstar castrato

Andreas_Scholl_small.jpg[Daily Telegraph, 2 November 2005]
Andreas Scholl tells Peter Culshaw how he has been inspired by Handel’s favourite singer
It seems Andreas Scholl is no longer a minority taste. For many years now, fans of Baroque music have adored his wonderfully pure counter-tenor voice and outstanding interpretations. But with his appearance at the Last Night of the Proms this year, and the release of a new CD, his appeal appears to have gone mainstream.