Handel's Queens

With no fewer than fifteen premiere recordings, and featuring works by many of Handel's lesser known contemporaries—Pollarolo, Orlandini, Torri and Ariosti among them—this album is a glorious showcase of the soprano's art.

SIGCD579  127 minutes 55 seconds (2 discs)
‘This soundly made programme is both pleasing and intriguing: Vivaldi’s ‘Nelle mie selve natie’ leaves the voice bravely unaccompanied between ritornellos; Leo’s ‘Quel nome se ascolto’ makes muscular ...
BBC Music Magazine