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George Frideric Handel: Alcina - Joyce DiDonato (vocals); Karina Gauvin (vocals); Kobie van Rensburg (vocals); Laura Cherici (vocals);...
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  1. Alcina, opera, HWV 34
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It's a pleasure to have such an abundance of excellent recordings of Handel operas that were long virtually unknown or available on CD in a single version, if at all. Alan Curtis' stellar recording of Alcina, which joins a respectable number of very fine recordings of the opera, is remarkable for the supple liveliness of his conducting and the outstanding performances of the soloists. The elasticity of his performance, leading Il Complesso Barocco, should dispel any misconceptions about Baroque music being rigid and ...

George Frideric Handel: Alcina 2009, Archiv Produktion

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