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Handel: Deidamia (Acts 1 and 2)

Presented by Jonathan Swain. BBC Radio 3's cycle of Handel operas continues with Acts 1 and 2 of Deidamia, the last opera he wrote for the London stage.

Handel Operas 2009

Presented by Jonathan Swain.

BBC Radio 3's complete cycle of Handel operas continues with the last opera he wrote for the London stage before turning his attention to oratorios. Deidamia tells the story of the mythical daughter of King Lycomedes of Skyros, who bore a child by Achilles.

Handel: Deidamia (Acts 1 and 2)

Deidamia ...... Simone Kermes (soprano)
Ulisse ...... Anna Bonitatibus (mezzo-soprano)
Nerea ...... Dominique Labelle (soprano)
Achille ...... Anna Maria Panzarella (soprano)
Fenice ...... Furio Zanasi (baritone)
Licomede ...... Antonio Abete (baritone)
Il Complesso Barocco
Alan Curtis (conductor).

2 minutes

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Thu 10 Dec 2009 14:00

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