Handel: Alceste - Andrew Foster-Williams (bass); Ben Hulett (tenor); Benjamin Hulett (tenor); Elizabeth Weisberg (soprano);...

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Handel wrote incidental music for only one play, Tobias Smollett's Alceste, and it was never produced, so the composer, characteristically, recycled most of its major numbers. In this recording, Christian Curnyn and the Early Opera Company deliver a distinguished account of the rarely performed or recorded complete score. Written in 1750, late in ... Read More

Handel: Alceste 2012, Chandos

UPC: 095115078822

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