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Faramondo

As part of BBC Radio 3's complete cycle of Handel's operas, Louise Fryer presents a performance of Faramondo. Another of the composer's neglected operas, it is a complex web of warring factions and mistaken identity and was written for the greatest singers of the age.

Handel: Faramondo

Faramondo ...... Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor)
Adolfo ...... Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor)
Clotide ...... Sophie Karthauser (soprano)
Rosimonda ...... Marina de Liso (mezzo-soprano)
Gustavo ...... In-Sung Sim
Gernando ...... Xavier Sabata
Teobaldo ...... Fulvio Bettini
Childerico ...... Terry Wey
Swiss Radio Choir
I Barocchisti
Diego Fasolis (conductor).

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2 hours, 58 minutes

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Thu 19 Nov 2009 14:02