GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759): Ariodante.
Catalogue Number: 03J026
Description: This opera seria was premiered in 1735 and has received three CD recordings as well as a live DVD of a 1996 English National Opera performance. This, presumably, is the first DVD of the work on period instruments and, set in the glamorous days of the British monarchy in the 1950s, was recorded last July at the 2007 Spoleto Festival in Italy. English subtitles. Ann Hallenberg (mezzo), Laura Cherici (soprano), Carlo Lepore (bass), Zachary Stains (tenor), Il Complesso Barocco; Alan Curtis. 5.1 surround or 2.0 PCM stereo. 16:9 widescreen. All regions NTSC. 157 min.