3 CD / CPO / 1996-05-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Almira (Der in Kronen erlangte Glucks), opera, HWV 1
Performers: Elsner, Christian [Vocals]; Gerrard, Linda; Haye, Olaf; MacDougall, Jamie; Monoyios, Ann; Nasrawi, Douglas; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocal]; Thomas, David [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Lawrence-King, Andrew
Ensemble: Fiori Musicali
Andrew Lawrence-King secures a fresh and well-paced - if rather plain - performance, with deft playing from the German period orchestra. Ann Monoyios is...continue...
2 CD / Hyperion / 1992-10-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63
Performers: Birchall, Simon [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Denley, Catherine; George, Michael [Vocals]; Kirkby, Emma; MacDougall, Jamie
Conductors: King, Robert
Ensemble: New College Choir, Oxford
'A profusion of colourful delights ... persuasive evidence indeed that what may seem mediocre on the page can spring to life, given the artistry and...continue...