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Wydawnictwo: Pentatone
Nr katalogowy: PTC 5186965
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: luty 2022
EAN: 827949096563
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Epoka muzyczna: barok
Obszar (język): niemiecki
Instrumenty: klawesyn
Rodzaj: kantata, suita, uwertura

Handel: Apollo e Dafne & Armida abbandonata

Pentatone - PTC 5186965
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Kathryn Lewek, soprano (Armida & Dafne)
John Chest, baritone (Apollo)
Francesco Corti, harpsichord
il Pomo d’Oro / Francesco Corti
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Utwory na płycie:
Ouverture, HWV 336
Armida abbandonata, HWV 105
Almira Suite, HWV 1
Apollo e Dafne, HWV 122;
Il pomo d’oro and Francesco Corti present Handel’s Apollo e Dafne and Armida abbandonata, together with two outstanding vocalists: soprano Kathryn Lewek (Armida & Dafne) and baritone John Chest (Apollo). Handel composed these two cantatas shortly after his Italian sojourn (1706-1709), and they demonstrate his acquaintance with and aptitude for Italian operatic music. Compared to opera, supporting roles are left out of these relatively compact cantatas, increasing the focus on the main characters, and heightening the expressive depth of their music. Il pomo d’oro performs these pieces with historically-informed ears, lively and colourful. The cantatas alternate with several delightful orchestral pieces by Handel, including several movements from his Almira Suite.

Francesco Corti belongs to the most established harpsichordists of his generation, and releases his third PENTATONE release, leading the ensemble from behind the harpsichord. He works together with the multi-award-winning ensemble il pomo d’oro, who also recorded two Bach harpsichord concertos albums with Corti (2020 and 2021), as well as vocal recital albums with PENTATONE: Carnevale 1729 with Ann Hallenberg (2017), as well as Prologue with Francesca Aspromonte (2018). Kathryn Lewek and John Chest both enjoy a flourishing stage career, and make their PENTATONE debut.

This album was recorded at Villa San Fermo, Lonigo, Italy, from 20 to 24 January 2020.

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