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Giuseppina Bridelli (mezzo)
Le Concert de l'Hostel Dieu, Franck-Emmanuel Comte
Bridelli's strong mezzo voice provides fine advocacy for Porpora's long lyrical lines, especially in 'Nume che reggi' and in the drama of 'Dolce è su queste', a richly accompanied recitative. — More…
Susan Hamilton (Esther), Nicholas Mulroy (Mordecai), Matthew Brook (Haman), Thomas Hobbs (1st Israelite), Robin Blaze (Priest), James Gilchrist (Habdonah / Assuerus) & Electra Lochhead (Israelite Boy), Nicholas Wearne (organ continuo)
Dunedin Consort, John Butt
Paradoxically, a two-voices-to-a-part chorus achieves more immediacy than a larger choir, coupled with a stylish and delightfully intimate band. Yet again, Butt demonstrates that less can be... — More…
Sandrine Piau (Alcina), Maite Beaumont (Ruggiero), Angelique Noldus (Bradamante), Sabina Puertolas (Morgana), Chloe Briot (Oberto), Daniel Behle (Oronte), Giovanni Furlanetto (Melisso), Edouard Higuet (Astolfo), Sophie Karthäuser (Asteria), Ann Hallenberg (Irene), Delphine Galou (Andronico), Christophe...
The Alcina cast is led by Sandrine Piau’s involving enchantress, who keeps Maite Beaumont’s outstanding Ruggiero in thrall…[Tamerlano is] beautifully sung by Christophe Dumaux…Karthäuser is spirited... — More…
Zefiro, Alfredo Bernardini