Orlando

Handel, George Frideric (1685–1759)

Academy of Ancient Music

James Bowman Orlando

Arleen Auger Angelica

Catherine Robbin Medoro

Emma Kirkby Dorinda

David Thomas Zoroastro

Christopher Hogwood conductor

Year: 1991
Catalogue: Decca 430 845 2

About this album

First staged in London in 1733, Orlando is one of the 18th century’s greatest operas, a tale of love and madness. With James Bowman in the title role, this recording won acclaim from Gramophone Magazine for being “as unfailingly stylish an account as you're likely to get”.

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