The Enchanted Island

A deliciously pastiche Baroque opera

The Enchanted Island

'The Enchanted Island is an all-you-can-eat operatic buffet' Anna PicardHandel, Vivaldi, Rameau et al. arr. Jeremy Sams
The Enchanted Island
David Daniels (countertenor), Danielle de Niese (soprano), Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano), Luca Pisaroni (tenor), Lisette Oropesa (soprano), Layla Claire (soprano), Paul Appleby (tenor), Elliot Madore (baritone), Plácido Domingo (tenor), Ashley Emerson (soprano), Monica Yunus (soprano), Philippe Castagner (tenor), Anthony Roth Costanzo (countertenor); The Metropolitan Orchestra Chorus and Ballet/William Christie; dir. Phelim McDermott (New York 2012)

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Virgin Classics 404 2499 (NTSC System; dts 5.1; LPCM; 16.9 Picture Format) 180 mins (2 discs)

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