|George Frideric Handel|
Agrippina, HWV 6
Andrea Mastroni (Bass), Jakub Jozef Orlinski (Counter-Tenor), Luca Pisaroni (Bass-Baritone), Carlo Vistoli (Counter-Tenor), Franco Fagioli (Counter-Tenor), Joyce DiDonato (Mezzo-Soprano), Biagio Pizzuti (Baritone), Elsa Benoit (Soprano)
Il Pomo d’ Oro
Maxim Emelyanychev (Conductor)
Joyce DiDonato has staked a powerful claim on the multi-faceted title role of Handel’s opera ‘Agrippina’. In the words of The Telegraph, she sings it with ‘authority, grandeur and high style’. She recently performed it to critical acclaim at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden with Maxim Emelyanychev, Chief conductor of Il Pomo d’Oro. Joining them on this recording is a cast of established and rising stars that includes Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Franco Fagioli, Luca Pisaroni, Elsa Benoit and Jakub Józef Orlinski.