Handel: Theodora - David Daniels (counter tenor); Dawn Upshaw (soprano); Elizabeth Kenny (theorbo); Frode Olsen (bass); Jonathan Hinden (organ);...
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This recording of Handel's penultimate oratorio, Theodora, taken from live performances at the 1996 Glyndebourne Festival, had previously been released in video format. The production, which was directed by Peter Sellars, and set in contemporary America, elicited a range of critical responses based on its visual imagery, but experienced as a purely aural phenomenon as it is here, the performance makes an overwhelming impact. The work includes some of the composer's most sublime music (it was among Handel's own favorites), ...

Handel: Theodora 2012, Glyndebourne

UPC: 878280000146

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