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The myth of Ariadne brought to life in Baroque cantatas

‘Kate Lindsey adds muscle to her lofty and dignified arias'

Arianna
Handel: Ah! Crudel, nel pianto mio, HWV 78; Haydn: Arianna a Naxos, HOB. XXVIB:2; A Scarlatti: L’Arianna
Kate Lindsey (mezzo-soprano); Arcangelo/Jonathan Cohen
Alpha Classics ALPHA 576 72:13 mins

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‘Cohen takes risks with his tempos and dynamics, and by allowing the instrumentalists to sometimes push Lindsey aside; these pay off in many striking moments’ Berta Joncus

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