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Handel: Rinaldo DVD (Glyndebourne)

Handel: Rinaldo DVD (Glyndebourne)

Robert Carsen's fun filled transformation of Handel's first London triumph - Rinaldo.
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Glyndebourne continues to celebrate the genius of Handel with its first staging of Rinaldo, the work with which he made his sensational London debut - and the first Italian opera specifically created for the British stage. It is given a contemporary new twist through the eyes of Director Robert Carsen, who made his Festival debut with L’'incoronazione di Poppea in 2008. Early music specialist Ottavio Dantone, Music Director of the acclaimed Italian period ensemble Accademia Bizantina conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. The cast is headed by Sonia Prina in the title-role of the heroic crusader, with Anett Fritsch as his beloved Almirena, Brenda Rae as the seductive Saracen sorceress Armida, and Luca Pisaroni as her duplicitous ally Argante, the King of Jerusalem.


 

Georg Frideric Handel

Rinaldo: Sonia Prina

Almirena: Anett Fritsch

Armida: Brenda Rae

Argante: Luca Pisaroni

Goffredo: Varduhi Abrahamyan

Eustazio: Tim Mead

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Ottavio Dantone

Stage Director: Robert Carsen 

 

Plus: Director's notes / Conductor's notes

 

Picture: 16:9

Running Time: 190+24 mins

Sound: 2.0 DD / DTS 5.0 Surround

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE

Region code: NTSC 0

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