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Handel: Alcina & Tamerlano

Handel: Alcina & Tamerlano

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This Handelian diptych, the brainchild of the director Pierre Audi, was conceived in a style of great purity, right down to the costumes, the decors and the sumptuous chiaroscuro lighting. In order to replicate this aesthetic, reminiscent of Renaissance paintings, with the greatest possible fidelity, the performances, filmed in high resolution, are being released on BLU RAY only. Christophe Rousset and his orchestra convey exceptional fervor in this music, here served by the finest Handelian voices imaginable, foremost among them Sandrine Piau, who enjoyed a genuine triumph in the stage production. Nor can one forget the dramatic performance of Jeremy Ovenden in Tamerlano, or the beauty of the voices of Ann Hallenberg, Sophie Karthauser, Delphine Galou and the countertenor Christophe Dumaux. Christophe Rousset writes of this production: "... In Alcina, Handel gives us one of his most dramatically accomplished scores, in which each character follows a wholly individual trajectory, and the different "stages" of love are delicately handled."

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Title: Handel: Alcina & Tamerlano
Genre: Classical Artists
Release Date: 1/13/2017
Product Type: Blu-ray
Catalog #: 715
UPC: 3760014197154
Item #: 1775525X

Technical Information

Street Date: 1/13/2017
Studio: Alpha
Number of Discs: 2
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