Dominique Labelle, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan - Handel: Atalanta (2012)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 02:22:12 | 727 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Philharmonia Baroque | Catalog: PBP-04 8-5218800306-5
Handel’s 1736 opera 'Atalanta' concluded with a spectacular display of fireworks in its first year of performance; it has only recently been revived for the first time since the 18th century. The fireworks on this live Philharmonia Baroque recording from 2005 are of the vocal variety. The San Francisco Chronicle raved: “Magnificent… the most vibrant, exhilarating stretch of musical showmanship this organization has offered in many a long season.