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Handel: Giulio Cesare / Natalie Dessay, Lawrence Zazzo, isabel Leonard, Varduhi Abrahamyan et al. [2 DVD]
Handel: Giulio Cesare / Natalie Dessay, Lawrence Zazzo, isabel Leonard, Varduhi Abrahamyan et al. [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Virgin Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare
Performers: Abrahamyan, Varduhi; Berg, Nathan; Dessay, Natalie; Dumaux, Christophe; Lefevre, Aimery; Leonard, Isabel; Visse, Dominique; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Haim, Emmanuelle
Ensemble: Le Concert d'Astrée

Handels popular opera, Giulio Cesare, is named after the great Roman emperor, but it's most memorable character is Cleopatra. In this production by Laurent Pelly...continue...
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The World of the Castrati: The Voice of Angels
The World of the Castrati: The Voice of Angels

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2010-11-09

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Orfeo; George Frederick Handel: La Resurrezione; Giulio Cesare; Ariodante; Alcina; Serse; Admeto, re di Tessaglia; Fernando, re di Castiglia; Faramondo; Antonio Caldara: La Pass...
Performers: Baldi, Antonio; Bedini, Domenico; Blythe, Stephanie; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Cafarelli; Carestini, Giovanni; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Cicognani, Giuseppe; Ciofi, Patrizia; Daniels, David; Des...
Conductors: Haïm, Emmanuelle; Nelson, John; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Hickox, Richard; Rousset, Christophe; Christie, William; Bolton, Ivor; Spinosi, Jean-Christophe; Curtis, Alan; Fasolis, Diego; Bicket, Har...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Matheus; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris

The extraordinary adulation accorded to castrati during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries is still today one of the most fascinating phenomena in the history of...continue...
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Handel: Admeto, Arminio, Deidamia, Radamisto, Rodrigo, Fernando / Alan Curtis, Furio Zanasi, et al
Handel: Admeto, Arminio, Deidamia, Radamisto, Rodrigo, Fernando / Alan Curtis, Furio Zanasi, et al

16 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-04-21

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rodrigo, HWV 5; Radamisto, HWV 12; Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia, HWV 22; Sosarme, HWV 30; Arminio, HWV 36; Deidamia
Performers: Abete, Antonio; Adami, Filippo; Banditelli, Gloria; Banerjee, Neal; Beaumont, Maite; Bonitatibus, Anna; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Buwalda, Sytse; Cangemi, Veronica; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Che...
Conductors: Curtis, Alan
Ensemble: Il Complesso Barocco

This 16-CD boxed set contains six complete Handel operas composed over a period of more than 30 years, and arrives just in time to celebrate...continue...
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Caro Amor/Various
Caro Amor/Various

2 CD / Sony Classical Import Import / 2009-03-03

Works: George Frederick Handel: Ariodante; Alcina; Arminio; Poro; Rinaldo; Admeto; Serse; Rodelinda; Il Pastor Fido; Salomon; Semele; Radamisto; Giulio Cesare; Armida Abbandonata; Riccardo Primo; Messiah, H...
Performers: Bayo, Maria; Boldoczki, Gabor; Bostridge, Ian; Ciomei, Sergio; Dasch, Annette; Gadzala, Artur; Kasarova, Vesselina; Kirchschlager, Angelika [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Laurence Cummings [Conductor/Harpsi...
Conductors: Curtis, Alan; Bicket, Harry; Goodwin, Paul; Stephenson, Mark; Goodman, Roy
Ensemble: ; Hanover Band; Il Complesso Barocco; London Musici Chamber Choir
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Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor
Altus - From Castrato to Countertenor

3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-02-24

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Giustino, RV 717; Amen; Nisi Dominus in G minor, RV 608; Longe mala umbrae terrores in G minor, RV 629; Pianti, sospiri, RV 676; George Frederick Handel: MEDLEY; Messiah, HWV 56, Ora...
Performers: Asawa, Brian; Blake, Rockwell; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Brett, Charles; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Chance, Michael; Daniels, David; Deller, Alfred; Dupre, Desmond; Esswood, Paul; Gens, Veronique...
Conductors: Spinosi, Jean-Christophe; Lesne, Gérard; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Corboz, Michel; Linde, Hans-Martin; Parrott, Andrew; Curtis, Alan; Christie, William; Herreweghe, Philippe; Ledger, Philip [Org...
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; City of London Sinfonia; Collegium Vocale; English Chamber Orchestra; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble Instrumental de Lausanne; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Europa Galan...

The male voice hits an all-time high with this new collection from Virgin Classics. Starting as far back as 1902 with the last of the...continue...
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Handel: Operas - Flavio, Giulio Cesare, Rinaldo / René Jacobs, et al
Handel: Operas - Flavio, Giulio Cesare, Rinaldo / René Jacobs, et al

10 CD / Harmonia Mundi Import / 2008-10-14

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo; Flavio, Rè di Longobardi, opera, HWV 16; Giulio Cesare; Tanti strali al sen mi scocci, duet for soprano, alto & continuo, HWV 197; Sento là che ristret...
Performers: Banchini, Chiara; Dumaux, Christophe; Fagotto, Gian Paolo; Figueiredo, Nicolau de; Fink, Bernarda [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Gall, Jeffrey; Genaux, Vivica; Hogman, Christina; Kalna, Inga; Lallouette, Oli...
Conductors: Jacobs, René;
Ensemble: ; Concerto Vocale
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G. F. Händel: Duetti Amorosi
G. F. Händel: Duetti Amorosi

1 CD / Deutsche Harmonia Mundi Import / 2008-02-19

Works: George Frederick Handel: Poro, rè dell'Indie, opera, HWV 28; MEDLEY; Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia, opera, HWV 22; Muzio Scevola, HWV 13; Rodelinda; Arminio, HWV 36; Teseo
Performers: Laurence Cummings [Conductor/Harpsichord]; Rial, Nuria; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Cummings, Laurence

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In duet or solo, two fine singers impress in a delightfully planned Handel recital. Laurence Cummings provides expert musical direction from the harpsichord, ensuring...continue...
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Handel: Riccardo Primo
Handel: Riccardo Primo

3 CD / Deutsche Harmonia Mundi Import / 2008-01-22

Works: George Frederick Handel: Riccardo Primo, HWV 23
Performers: McGreevy, Geraldine; Mead, Timothy; Rial, Nuria; Streetman, Curtis; Wilson-Johnson, David; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Goodwin, Paul

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Nuria Rial sings neatly, sweetly with smooth tone and line
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Handel: Messiah / Jacobs, Avemo, Bardon, et al
Handel: Messiah / Jacobs, Avemo, Bardon, et al

2 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-10-10

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
Performers: Avemo, Kerstin; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Rensburg, Kobie van; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Jacobs, René

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Jacobs has the advantage of the excellent choir Rutter trained at Clare College, one of the best in the country. They sing superbly, and...continue...
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Handel: Partenope / Christian Curnyn, Early Opera Company
Handel: Partenope / Christian Curnyn, Early Opera Company

3 CD / Chandos Records / 2005-06-21

Works: George Frederick Handel: Partenope
Performers: Foster-Williams, Andrew; Joshua, Rosemary; Streit, Kurt; Wallace, Stephen; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Curnyn, Christian
Ensemble: Early Opera Company

"...Christian Curnyn has as infallible a sense of tempo and musico-dramatic shape - in individual numbers, in whole scenes and acts - as the composer...continue...
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Handel: Deborah / Martini, Scholl, Ducret, Zazzo, et al
Handel: Deborah / Martini, Scholl, Ducret, Zazzo, et al

3 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2002-03-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Deborah, HWV 51
Performers: Draijer, Jelle; Ducret, Natacha; Schoch, Knut; Scholl, Elisabeth; Wolak, Ewa; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Martini, Joachim Carlos

"There is much to admire in Martini's spirited performance. Handel wrote the brief role of Sisera, the Canaanite commander, for a female alto, and Ewa...continue...
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