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Handel Opera Cycle, Rodrigo Episode 1 of 2

Presented by Louise Fryer.

A performance of Handel's second surviving opera Rodrigo, to mark the 250th anniversary in 2009 of the composer's death.

Handel: Rodrigo (opera in 3 acts)
Rodrigo, King of Castile ....... Gloria Banditelli (mezzo-soprano)
Esilena, his wife ...... Sandrine Piau (soprano)
Florinda, his mistress ...... Elena Cecchi Fedi (soprano)
Giuliano, her brother ...... Rufus Muller (tenor)
Evanco, Rodrigo's enemy ...... Roberta Invernizzi (soprano)
Fernando, Rodrigo's minister ...... Caterina Calvi (contralto)
Il Complesso Barocco
Alan Curtis (conductor).

Release date:

2 hours, 40 minutes

Last on

Thu 15 Jan 2009 14:00

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