Handel: Ottone (3CD)

Decca
$49.99
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SKU:
4831814
Artist:
Max Emanuel Cenčić, Lauren Snouffer, Il Pomo d’Oro, George Petrou

Max Emanuel Cenčić (Ottone), Lauren Snouffer (Teofane), Pavel Kudinov (Emireno), Ann Hallenberg (Gismonda), Xavier Sabata (Adalberto), Anna Starushkevych (Matilda)

Il Pomo d’Oro, George Petrou

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Handel’s Ottone, re di Germania is presented here in a new recording by Max Emanuel Cencic and a superb cast, under the baton of George Petrou with Il Pomo d’Oro.

Premiered in London in 1723, Ottone was one of Handel’s most successful operas during his lifetime. This rare recording breathes new life into one of the master’s greatest works.

Also featuring three “bonus” arias performed in the 1726 revival:
- 'Un disprezzato affetto' (from Arianna in Creta)
- 'Io sperai trovar riposo'
- 'Cervo altier'

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Reviews:

The Guardian

“Cenčić lends his ripe countertenor to the title role of a relatively neglected Handel opera and leads a performance to relish...Hallenberg all but upstages everyone around her...George Petrou’s orchestra offers eloquent and elegant support throughout.”