Handel

Alessandro

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Christmas 2012
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'These discs should come with an asbestos slipcase, so incendiary is the performance they convey.' Paul Riley

Handel
Alessandro
Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor), Julia Lezhneva (soprano), Karina Gauvin (soprano), Xavier Sabata (contralto), Juan Sancho (tenor), In-Sung Sim (soprano), Vasily Khoroshev (countertenor); The City of Athens Choir; Armonia Atenea/George Petrou

Decca 478 4699 190:06 mins

Audio clip: from Act I, 'Quanto dolce amor sarìa se non fosse gelosia' (Julia Lezhneva)

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