Handel: Athalia

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COMPOSERS: Handel
LABELS: Naxos
WORKS: Athalia
PERFORMER: Elisabeth Scholl, Barbara Schlick, Friederike Holzhausen, Annette Reinhold, Markus Brutscher, Stephan MacLeod; Junge Kantorei, Frankfurt Baroque Orchestra/ Joachim Carlos Martini
CATALOGUE NO: 8.554364-65
Joachim Carlos Martini has assembled a mainly strong cast of soloists for this recording of Handel’s 1733 oratorio Athalia. These, with a fresh-sounding choir and Baroque orchestra, give a thoughtful performance of a musically satisfying piece. Nicholas Anderson

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