1 CD / EtCetera Records / 2006-10-01Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z 626; George Frederick Handel: Hercules, HWV 60; Ariodante, HWV 33; Rinaldo, HWV 7; Rodelinda; Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Performers: Watkinson, Carolyn
Conductors: de Vriend, Jan Willem
Ensemble: Amsterdam Bach Soloists
2 CD / Philips / 2006-09-12Works: George Frederick Handel: Solomon
Performers: Argenta, Nancy; Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Jones, Della; Rodgers, Joan; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]; Watkinson, Carolyn
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
"This is among the very finest of all Handel oratorio recordings. With panache, Gardiner shows how authentic-sized forces can convey Handelian grandeur even with clean...continue...
8 CD / Decca / 2005-10-11Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Athalia, HWV 52; Esther; La Resurrezione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo, HWV 47
Performers: Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Elliot, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Jones, Aled; King, Andrew [Tenor]; Kirkby, Emma; Kwella, Patrizia; Nelson, Judith [Soprano Vocal]; Partridge, Ian [Tenor Vocals]; Rolf...
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music; Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Christopher Hogwood and The Academy of Ancient Music have made a number of distinguished recordings of the music of Handel. Handels most popular oratorio, Messiah,...continue...