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Petra Müllejans

Freiburger Barockorchester, Gottfried von der Goltz

Divided into two large groups, the Freiburg period players relish the distinctive sounds of their instruments, with particularly strongly flavoured oboes and proud horns. The vital overall sound... More…

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Carolyn Sampson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Mark Padmore, Christopher Purves

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

Three of the four outstanding soloists - fine Handelians all - cut their teeth in the choir, and Catherine Wyn-Rogers has been a regular soloist. Crucially they don't stand apart, regally dispensing... More…

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James Gilchrist (Jephtha), Susan Bickley (Storge), Sophie Bevan (Iphis), Robin Blaze (Hamor), Matthew Brook (Zebul) & Grace Davidson (Angel)

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

Christophers's taut, vibrant, and beautifully sprung account is bright and dazzling, yet so often the score ought to inhabit the tortured light and shade of Caravaggio...the choruses are finely... More…

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The Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr

I can’t think of anything that would improve this package: performances are stylish and beautifully polished. The recording is a beauty More…

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It's unlikely that George I ever witnessed performances that live up to this one. They are sparkling; tempos are well judged and there's a truly majestic sweep to the opening F major French overture;... More…

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The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock

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Joyce DiDonato (Alcina), Maite Beaumont (Ruggiero), Karina Gauvin (Morgana), Sonia Prina (Bradamante), Kobie Van Rensburg (Oronte), Laura Cherici (Oberto), Vito Priante (Melisso)

Il Complesso Barocco, Alan Curtis

…mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato brings firebrand fioritura (vocal embellishment), impeccably naturalistic recitative and an inimitable everywoman pathos to the soprano title-role. More…

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3 CDs

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Sophie Daneman (Galatea), Paul Agnew (Acis), Alan Ewing (Polyphemus), Francois Piolino (Tenor), David Le Monnier (Baritone), Andrew Sinclair (Tenor), Joseph Cornwell (Coridon) & Patricia Petibon (Damon)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie

William Christie's charming performance has fine instrumental playing. Paul Agnew's chesty Acis is a bit over-exaggerated, but Sophie Daneman's seductive Galatea and Alan Ewing's villainous Polyphemus... More…

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2 CDs

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Renée Fleming (Alcina), Susan Graham (Ruggiero), Natalie Dessay (Morgana), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Bradamante), Timothy Robinson (Oronte), Juanita Lascarro (Oberto), Laurent Naouri (Melisso)

Les Arts Florissants Orchestra & Chorus, William Christie

Fleming is in glorious voice as Alcina, with Susan Graham characterizing well in the trouser-role of Ruggiero. Natalie Dessay...relishes the challenge of the brilliant Tornamia vagheggiar...helped... More…

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3 CDs

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L'Arte dell'Arco (on period instruments), Federico Guglielmo (Direction)

The tradition of dividing the Water Music into three separate suites dates back to the 1950s. The suspicion that Handel envisaged it as one long sequence of movements has informed a couple of... More…

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