HANDEL: Susanna (complete oratorio) – Emily Fons (Susanna)/ Christopher Lowrey (Joacim)/ Colin Balzer (1st Elder)/ Raimund Nolte (2nd Elder)/ Ciara Hendrick (Daniel)/ Göttingen Festival Orchestra/ NDR Choir, Laurence Cummings – Accent ACC26406 (3 CDs), 184:00 [Distr. by Harmonia mundi] ****: New recordings, especially as fine as this one, are always welcome. But Hunt still rules […]
WOLF-FERRARI: Susanna’s Secret (Il segreto di Susanna); Serenata, 5 songs for baritone – Dora Rodrigues (Susanna)/ Marc Canturri (Count Gil and baritone on the songs)/ Loic Varraut (Sante)/ Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/ Vasily Petrenko – Avie
A worthwhile and rare oddity from a composer rarely heard from.