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Handel: Agrippina / Geb, Matsui, Wiles, Cordier, Junghanel

Handel / Geb / Matsui / Saarbruecken State Theatre
Release Date: 09/11/2012 
Label:  Intergroove   Catalog #: 42   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Elizabeth WilesHiroshi MatsuiDavid CordierSusanne Geb,   ... 
Conductor:  Konrad Junghänel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saarbrücken State Theater Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded live at the Saarbrücken State Theatre in 2008, this spectacular new production of Handel's Agrippina has received critical recognition, with reviewer Frank Herkommer of opernnetz.de commenting: "Producer Peter Lund with his celebrated production of Agrippina demonstrates his love with detail, focused on directing the characters, with exuberant fantasy and creativity the Berlin director sparks brilliant Handel fireworks! He succeeds in unleashing an effervescent joy of playing, which puts an irresistible spell on the viewer". Featuring a cast of renowned baroque specialists under the direction of Konrad Junghänel, one of the leading conductors in the array of early music. Recorded live at the Saarbrücken State Theatre in 2008, this spectacular new production of Handel's Agrippina has received critical recognition, with reviewer Frank Herkommer of opernnetz.de commenting: "Producer Peter Lund with his celebrated production of Agrippina demonstrates his love with detail, focused on directing the characters, with exuberant fantasy and creativity the Berlin director sparks brilliant Handel fireworks! He succeeds in unleashing an effervescent joy of playing, which puts an irresistible spell on the viewer". Featuring a cast of renowned baroque specialists under the direction of Konrad Junghänel, one of the leading conductors in the array of early music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Agrippina, HWV 6 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Elizabeth Wiles (Soprano), Hiroshi Matsui (Bass), David Cordier (Countertenor),
Susanne Geb (Soprano), Guido Baehr (Baritone), Judith Braun (Mezzo Soprano),
Markus Jaursch (Bass), Steve Wächter (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Konrad Junghänel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saarbrücken State Theater Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1709; Venice, Italy 

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