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Reviews 2016: (UK) Opera Today Review: "Handel : Elpidia - Opera Settecento" (by Claire Seymour, 02 Apr 2016)

Contributed by admin on Apr 03, 2016

"Roll up! A new opera by Handel is to be performed, L’Elpidia overo li rivali generosi. It is based upon a libretto by Apostolo Zeno with music by Leonardo Vinci - excepting a couple of  ...

The secco recitative, it is presumed, is by Handel (who may also have contributed two accompanied recitatives, a duet and part of the Sinfonia). Imagine such an announcement, for an opera ‘by’ Handel which includes " ...

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