'In this latest instalment for Naïve's ongoing Vivaldi Edition, the seemingly indefatigable Alan Curtis directs with liveliness and stylistic assurance, and the cast could hardly be bettered. The opera survives incomplete, but this is a fascinating and apt reconstruction' Nicholas Anderson
Catone in Utica
Topi Lehtipuu (ten), Roberta Mameli (sop), Ann Hallenberg (mz), Sonia Prina (c alto), Romina Basso (mz), Emőke Baráth (sop); Il Complesso Barocco/Alan Curtis
Naïve OP 30545 160:40 mins (3 discs)
Audio clip: from 'Con Si Bel Nome In Fronte'
For a full review, pick up a copy of the December issue of BBC Music Magazine
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