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Hye Jung Lee - Final - Song 1

Duration: 04:51

Soprano Hye Jung Lee from South Korea sings Tornami a vagheggiar from Handel’s Alcina in the 2011 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World final.

Alcina is a sorceress who has fallen in love with the knight Ruggiero and held him captive on her magical island. Bradamante is Ruggiero’s fiancée and has come disguised as her brother to rescue him, but Alcina has cast a spell on Ruggiero to make him believe that ‘he’ is his love rival. Alcina's sister Morgana has now fallen in love with Bradamante, and here commands 'him' to stay with her.

Available since: Mon 20 Jun 2011

Credits

Series Producer
Tony Followell
Presenter
Petroc Trelawny
Participant
Nicole Cabell
Participant
Joyce DiDonato
Director
Rhodri Huw
Producer
Rhian Williams
Executive Producer
Paul Bullock

This clip is from

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011, Concerts, Final

Petroc Trelawny presents the final of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011.

First broadcast: 19 Jun 2011

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