Avanti l'Opera - An A-Z of Italian baroque overtures

Early-music pioneers Charivari Agréable perform an engaging collection of overtures from the Italian Baroque Opera, best described by Kah-Ming Ng as being 'lucidly crafted for the purpose of turning heads'. In a decadent era when the antics of theatre-goers was often as intriguing as the performances taking place on stage, these works were composed with the express intention of thrilling, beguiling and engaging an often hard-to-impress audience.

SIGCD383  63 minutes 14 seconds
'All in all, this disc is full of insight and revelation, and to be highly recommended' (Early Music Review)
'A sense of sheer delight that brings these enticing scores resplendently to life' (International Record Review)