Handel

Alessandro

Handel Alessandro

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

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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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