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Volledige opera's - Verschenen op 4 oktober 2011 | harmonia mundi

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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 12 januari 2018 | Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen Gramophone Editor's Choice - Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik - 5 étoiles de Classica
This album isn't just for fans of the counter-tenor's voice - Franco Fagiolo being one of the stars in the market - but also for lovers of the airs from Handel’s operas, and any serious baroque orchestra enthusiast, the orchestra here being Il Pomo d'Oro. When you unite all these elements together in a recording, the result is spectacular. This record includes the thrills of big hits like "Ombra mai fu" from Serse or "Cara sposa" from Rinaldo, as well as a number of no-less-interesting rarities, which have the advantage of shining a light on the lesser played works of the caro Sassone. After all, Ariodante, Partenope, Imeneo and Oreste (the album covers the composer's entire period of lyrical creativity) all have some great moments, and completely original airs, often loaded with the instrumental surprises that Handel arranged so well. And so, fans, if all three of the big elements are there - or if you are just curious to hear a very well made record - get stuck in! © SM/Qobuz
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Volledige opera's - Verschenen op 1 januari 2007 | Chandos

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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 15 juli 2013 | naïve classique

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen Timbre de platine - Gramophone Editor's Choice - Hi-Res Audio
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Volledige opera's - Verschenen op 2 november 2018 | Deutsche Grammophon (DG)

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen Gramophone Editor's Choice - 5 étoiles de Classica
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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 10 januari 2011 | Warner Classics

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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 21 januari 2013 | Aparté

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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 30 maart 2010 | Chandos

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen Choc de Classica - Hi-Res Audio
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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 9 februari 2009 | naïve classique

Onderscheidingen 9 de Classica-Répertoire - Exceptional sound
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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 6 juni 2014 | audite Musikproduktion

Booklet Onderscheidingen Diapason d'or - 5 de Diapason
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Volledige opera's - Verschenen op 1 september 2017 | Glossa

Hi-Res Booklet Onderscheidingen 4 étoiles de Classica
No opera from Handel is as enigmatic as Silla. This fourth London opera was composed in 1713; and that’s as far as our knowledge goes! The written music scores are incomplete and we have no information about any contemporary performance. The first Handel experts tried to find an explanation and agreed upon the theory that Silla was written for a private show in the household of the Count of Burlington, who was at the time the composer’s patron. Then, in 1969, the discovery of a glossary from June 1713 established a possible date of the first performance. The inclusion of an extravagant work dedicated to the Duke d’Aumont, a recently appointed French ambassador, suggests the possibility of a show organized by or for the Duke. That could explain not only the absence of an English translation in the glossary, which is unique about Handel’s London operas, but also the relative brevity of the work.However, some problems remain unresolved. D’Aumont was a leading figure in the London life, and it seems rather unlikely that such an initiative would be ignored by the London press or forgotten by D’Aumont in his own writings. Was Silla played in 1713? As of yet, we can’t say for sure. There are further questions regarding the opera itself, in particular the choice of subject. This is indeed one of the rare historical operas from Handel concerned with Lucius Cornelius Silla’s end of life related by Plutarch; having seized Rome, this consul-come-tyran had his adversaries killed before retiring in a way as sudden as it was incredible in his country house to focus on his hobbies. It’s hard to imagine that this thread could fit an opera probably thought as a commemorative piece of an event of some sort: experts have been struggling to find answers and some have tried to discover an allegorical context. Apart from the theme, the quality and the meaning of the book have also been vehemently criticized. It’s significantly based on Italian cantatas from the composer’s youth and it’s interesting to notice that, as far as the style is concerned, the music goes back to a certain extent to his previous historical opera, Agrippina.Although the absurdities from its book make it an unlikely candidate to find a place in the great operatic repertoire, Silla contains enough musical beauties. Let’s also remember that Handel was holding his work in enough regard to recycle a considerable part of it into his next opera, Amadigi di Gaula. © SM/Qobuz
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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 19 september 2011 | Naive

Onderscheidingen Exceptional sound
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Operafragmenten - Verschenen op 13 oktober 2009 | Naive

Onderscheidingen Choc de Classica
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Volledige opera's - Verschenen op 7 februari 2007 | Chandos

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Volledige opera's - Verschenen op 1 januari 1956 | Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd.

Onderscheidingen 5 de Diapason
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Opera - Verschenen op 21 september 2018 | Accent

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Volledige opera's - Verschenen op 27 november 2007 | Ambroisie

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Opera - Verschenen op 1 september 2017 | PentaTone

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Andrea Marcon and La Cetra Barockorchester & Vokalensemble Basel sparkle in this new release of Handel’s forgotten masterpiece Parnasso in festa, recorded shortly before their hugely successful Netherlands premiere of the opera in November 2016. Handel wrote this sumptuous work in 1734 to celebrate the marriage in London of Princess Anne and Prince William of Orange. Cast in the form of a serenata, Parnasso in festa recounts the joyful wedding feast of Thetis and Peleus at which the Muses are present. It’s packed with breathtaking arias, duets and choruses, all written with the verve, drama and sense of occasion to be expected from Handel. The soloists that he had on hand for the premiere were among the greatest Italian singers of the day – Giovanni Carestini, Margherita Durastanti, Anna Maria Strada del Po and Maria Caterina Negri. The care he lavished on the richly instrumented score is striking, from the masterly reworking of material from his oratorio Athalia to the ravishing original material, making this work unique among Handel’s output. Parnasso in festa proved to be very popular in its day it and was revived several times, yet after 1741 was largely forgotten. Now after years of neglect, this superbly crafted work has been recognised for the glorious entertainment that it is. © Pentatone
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Opera - Verschenen op 25 maart 2016 | Dynamic

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Opera - Verschenen op 21 juni 2005 | Warner Classics International


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