Dramatic Handel from Alan Curtis

Listen to a clip from the rarely performed Ezio here

Ann Hallenberg, Karina Gauvin, Sonia Prina, Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, Vito Priante, Marianne Andersen; Il Complesso Barocco/Alan Curtis
Archiv 477 8073   186:49 mins (3 discs)

‘With keenly etched orchestral playing under Alan Curtis, and lucid sound, this is an unusually consistent and dramatically motivated performance.’ George Hall

A full review plus star ratings can be found in our July '09 issue

Audio clip: Handel: Ezio – Overture

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