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Presented by Louise Fryer. Alan Curtis conducts a performance of the first two acts of Handel's second opera Rodrigo.

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).

2 hours, 40 minutes

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Thu 15 Jan 2009 14:00

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