G.F. Handel: Saul / Sarah Connolly, Elizabeth Atherton, Joelle Harvey, Christopher Purves, Robert Murray - The Sixteen
3 CD / Coro / 2012-09-11Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul
Conductors: Christophers, Harry
Ensemble: The Sixteen
Harry Christophers and The Sixteen are revered for their performances and recordings of Handel's great oratorios, and they add to their stunning collection with this...continue...
Recording information: St Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London (01/2012)....continue...
3 CD / Philips / 2007-08-14Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul; Recorded Sound: Applause
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Brown, Donna; Dawson, Lynne; Holton, Ruth; Mackie, Neil; Miles, Alastair [Bass Vocals]; Oberst, Simon; Ragin, Derek Lee; Salmon, Philip; Savage, Richard; Slane, Philip
Conductors: Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2007-08-01Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul
Performers: Albino, Laura; Blaise, Kirsten; Eiche, Markus; Frisch, Wolfgang; Keusch, Elizabeth; Lutze, Matthias; Palm, Christian; Shankle, Norman
Conductors: Rilling, Helmuth
Ensemble: Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Handel’s Saul is an operatic oratorio with ever-intensifying action and increasingly drastic scenes. Handel seems to have been especially moved by this particular text. Helmuth...continue...
3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2004-04-13Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Argenta, Nancy; Clarkson, Julian; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Gritton, Susan; Jones, Susan Hemington; Lemalu, Jonathan; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Phillips, Tom ...
Conductors: McCreesh, Paul
Ensemble: Gabrieli Players
3 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1998-11-26Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul
Performers: Beekman, Marcel; Cordier, David; MacLeod, Stephan; McFadden, Claron; Schlick, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Schoch, Knut; Schwarz, Gotthold
Conductors: Martini, Joachim Carlos
"Saul", composed in order to recoup losses from the disastrous opera season of 1738 was designed as a musical extravaganza to take the public by...continue...
2 CD / Teldec (USA) Import / 1995-07-11Works: George Frederick Handel: Saul
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Conductor]; Gale, Elisabeth; Holle, Matthias; Rolfe Johnson, Anthony [Tenor Vocal]; Varady, Julia [Soprano Vocals]; Wildhaber, Helmut
Conductors: Harnoncourt, Nikolaus
Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien