Handel / Dunedin Consort / Bostridge

Handel / Dunedin Consort / Bostridge: Ode for St Cecilia's Day

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Product Type: CD

Artist: Handel / Dunedin Consort / Bostridge
Title: Ode for St Cecilia's Day
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

Recorded during this year's Misteria Paschalia Festival in Poland, Dunedin Consort's performance of Handel's Ode for St Cecilia's Day sees them joined for the first time by tenor Ian Bostridge and soprano Carolyn Sampson. Bostridge demonstrates the technical mastery and vocal precision that has seen him win all the major international record prizes in his twenty-five year career. Highly sought-after for her refined Baroque sensibilities and pure intonation, Sampson's lyric soprano is ideally suited to Handel. Led by John Butt, with singers from the Polish Radio Choir, this rich and colorful tribute to music's patron saint is the latest in their much-lauded Handel discography, which includes Messiah, Acis & Galatea and Esther, each recording having won widespread acclaim. The recording is completed by Handel's Concerto Grosso in A minor Op. 6 No. 4, in which Dunedin Consort's exceptional instrumentalists take center stage.

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