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Handel: Fernando, Re di Castiglia

A complete cycle of Handel operas continues with a performance of Fernando, Re di Castiglia, featuring countertenor Lawrence Zazzo and soprano Veronica Cangemi.

Handel Operas 2009

As BBC Radio 3 continues its journey though all of Handel's operas, Jonathan Swain is joined in the studio by Suzanne Aspden to talk about the dramatic, yet rarely performed, opera Fernando, Re di Castiglia.

Handel: Fernando, Re di Castiglia
Fernando ...... Lawrence Zazzo (countertenor)
Elvida ...... Veronica Cangemi (soprano)
Dionisio ...... Filippo Adami (tenor)
Isabella ...... Marianna Pizzolato (mezzo-soprano)
Alfonso ...... Neal Banerjee (tenor)
Sancio ...... Max Emanual Cencic (countertenor)
Altomaro ...... Antonio Abete (bass)
Ill Complesso Barocco
Alan Curtis (conductor).

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