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Composer of the Week: Handel

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5/5. The final walk in the series follows the composer's footsteps through London's historic theatreland. Writer and broadcaster
Roderick Swanston is Donald Macleod 's guide, as they traverse the West End in search of the theatres in which Handel's operas were performed, from the former King's Theatre in Haymarket, to the former incarnation of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Cara Sposa (Rinaldo)
David Daniels (countertenor), Academy of Ancient Music, director Christopher Hogwood
Giulio Cesare (excerpt) Barbara Schlick (Cleopatre: soprano) Jennifer Larmore (Giulio Cesare : mezzo) Concerto Cologne, conductor Rene Jacobs Serse (excerpt) Carolyn Watkinson (Serse: contralto), Le Grand Ecurie et la Chambre de Roy, conductor Jean-Claude Malgoire Deidamia (excerpt)
Choir and Orchestra of II Complesso Barocco, conductor Alan Curtis Repeated at 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Roderick Swanston
Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: David Daniels
Director: Christopher Hogwood
Director: Giulio Cesare
Unknown: Barbara Schlick
Soprano: Jennifer Larmore
Soprano: Giulio Cesare
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Unknown: Carolyn Watkinson
Conductor: Jean-Claude Malgoire
Conductor: Alan Curtis
Nerea: Dominique Labelle (soprano)
Fenice: Furio Zanasi (bass)
Licomede: Antonio Abete (bass)
Ulisse: Anna Bonitatibus (mezzo)
Deidamia: Simone Kermes (soprano)

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Composer of the Week: Handel

BBC Radio 3, 11 January 2008 12.00






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