Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) - 4. Visitors
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Acts 2 and 3

1 hour, 10 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 06 February 2009

Presented by Penny Gore.

Afternoon on 3's complete cycle of Handel operas continues with the conclusion of his pastoral opera Il pastor fido.

Handel: Il pastor fido (Acts 2 and 3) - original 1712 version

Mirtillo ...... Marie Vassiliou (soprano)
Amarilli ...... Jill-Maria Marsden (soprano)
Eurilla ...... Marianne Hellgren (soprano)
Dorinda ...... Judy Slater (mezzo-soprano)
Silvio ...... Patrick Craig (countertenor)
Tirenio ...... Paul McNamara (bass)
London Handel Orchestra
Denys Darlow (conductor).

  • Synopsis and programme notes

    Click below for a synopsis and programme notes from the Handel House Museum, Radio 3's partners in the Handel celebrations.

    Il pastor fido


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