Photo: Jean-Luc Benazet.

Cambridge Handel Opera Company – Tamerlano

Tamerlano is one of three masterpieces Handel composed consecutively in the mid-1720s for his company The Royal Academy, although compared with its more generally popular siblings Giulio Cesare and Rodelinda, this opera has been acclaimed more by afficionados perhaps, on account of its more interiorised, psychological study of the captive Bajazet. The remarkable continuous sequence of recitative and ariosos […]

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