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Handel: La Resurrezione - Ashley Riches (bass); Hugo Hymas (tenor); Iestyn Davies (counter tenor); Lucy Crowe (soprano); Sophie Bevan (soprano);...
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  1. La Resurrezione, oratorio, HWV 47
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Handel's oratorio La Resurrezione, HWV 47, has certainly suffered historically by comparison with Messiah, but most of the early music heavyweights have recorded it at one time or another. The work is not really an oratorio in the manner of Handel's famous English works, although he liked it well enough to reuse material from it in several of those. Instead, it is an opera in all but name (opera was banned in Rome at the time, as was the use of female singers). There are five characters: Lucifer, Mary Magdalene, an angel, ...

Handel: La Resurrezione 2022, Linn Records

UPC: 691062067522