George Frideric Handel: Six Operas

George Frideric Handel: Six Operas

by Alan Curtis
     
 
This 16-CD boxed set contains six complete Handel operas composed over a period of more than 30 years, and arrives in time to celebrate the composer’s 150th anniversary year. All six operas are conducted by Alan Curtis, the American-born specialist in the Baroque and Classical eras, and the collection offers a roll-call of star Baroque singers, among them Joyce

Overview

This 16-CD boxed set contains six complete Handel operas composed over a period of more than 30 years, and arrives in time to celebrate the composer’s 150th anniversary year. All six operas are conducted by Alan Curtis, the American-born specialist in the Baroque and Classical eras, and the collection offers a roll-call of star Baroque singers, among them Joyce DiDonato, Patrizia Ciofi, Vivica Genaux, Max Emanuel Cencic, René Jacobs, and more!

No less than three of these operatic recordings have won the International Handel Recording Prize: Arminio (2002), Deidamia (2004), and Radamisto (2006), which was hailed by the distinguished panel of judges as “the finest testament of Handel’s operatic genius produced on CD during 2006.” From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
04/21/2009
Label:
Erato
UPC:
5099969586224
catalogNumber:
95862

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Tracks

  1. Rodrigo, opera, HWV 5
  2. Radamisto, opera, HWV 12
  3. Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia, opera, HWV 22
  4. Sosarme, re di Media, opera, HWV 30
  5. Arminio, opera, HWV 36
  6. Deidamia, opera, HWV 42

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