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Handel: Tolomeo - Ann Hallenberg (vocals); Anna Bonitatibus (vocals); Karina Gauvin (vocals); Pietro Spagnoli (vocals); Romina Basso (vocals); Il Complesso Barocco; Alan Curtis (conductor)
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  1. Tolomeo, rč d'Egitto, opera, HWV 25
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For the 1727 season -- the waning days of opera's popularity in London -- transplanted German composer George Frederick Handel wrote no less than three operas for the English capital's stage. Tolomeo, rč d'Egitto was the last and least enthusiastically received of them. Unsuccessfully revived in 1730 and then again in 1733, Tolomeo was unperformed for the next 200 years, and even now, it remains one of Handel's least performed and recorded operas. Prior to this Archiv set, only a 1995 Vox recording of the work with Richard ...

Handel: Tolomeo 2008, Archiv Produktion

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