Reviews 2013: (UK) Rare restoration: Handel’s Esther 1720 (Review: Claire Seymour, 3 May 2013)
Location: Wigmore Hall, London UK
"Composed between 1718 and 1720, Handel’s Esther is sometimes described as the ‘first English Oratorio’, but is in fact a hybrid form, mixing elements of oratorio, masque, pastoral and opera. ...
This Wigmore Hall performance, the only London appearance in 2013 of the acclaimed Edinburgh-based ensemble, was musically accomplished ..."
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