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Composers of the Week: Forgotten Giants of 18th-century Opera


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The Horace of Composers
To many 18th-century ears, Niccolo Jommelli was one of the greatest composers of his time. Paul Guinery introduces highlights from Jommelli's spectacular drama
Armida Abbandonata. Christophe Rousset conducts Les Talens Lyriques with soprano Ewa Malas-Godlewska in the role of the eponymous sorceress at the head of a cast which also includes Claire Brua , Veronique Gens and Gilles Ragon.
Repeated from last Friday


Unknown: Niccolo Jommelli
Introduces: Paul Guinery
Unknown: Armida Abbandonata.
Unknown: Christophe Rousset
Soprano: Ewa Malas-Godlewska
Unknown: Claire Brua
Unknown: Veronique Gens
Unknown: Gilles Ragon.

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