Handel: Ottone / Petrou, Il Pomo d'Oro

Release Date: 6/23/2017
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: B002675902
Conductor: George Petrou
Orchestra/Ensemble: Il Pomo d'Oro
Number of Discs: 3

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Decca presents a new recording of Handel’s Ottone, re di Germania starring “the finest countertenor voice of our day” (Opernwelt) Max Emanuel Cencic and a superb cast under the baton of George Petrou with Il Pomo d’Oro. Premiered in London in 1723, Ottone was one of Handel’s most successful operas during his lifetime. This rare recording breathes new life into one of the master’s greatest works and features three bonus arias performed in the 1726 revival.
Works on This Recording
1. Ottone, HWV 15 by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Anna Starushkevych (Mezzo Soprano), Lauren Snouffer (Soprano), Xavier Sabata (Countertenor), Max Emanuel Cencic (Countertenor), Ann Hallenberg (Mezzo Soprano), Pavel Kudinov (Bass)
Conductor: George Petrou
Orchestra/Ensemble: Il Pomo d'Oro
Period: Baroque
Written: by 1723 ; London, England
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