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Acis and Galatea

Ian Skelly presents a performance of Handel's Acis and Galatea, in conversation with the conductor of this new recording, John Butt. Part of Radio 3's complete Handel opera cycle.

Ian Skelly introduces the first English-language work by Handel, and talks to the conductor of this new recording, John Butt. They debate whether it is actually an opera. Part of Radio 3's complete Handel opera cycle.

Handel: Acis and Galatea

Galatea ...... Susan Hamilton (soprano)
Acis ...... Nicholas Mulroy (tenor)
Damon ...... Thomas Hobbs (tenor)
Coridon ...... Nicholas Hurndall Smith (tenor)
Polyphemus ...... Matthew Brook (bass)
Dunedin Consort and Players
John Butt (conductor).

2 hours, 58 minutes

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