Telemann’s Miriways [Pentatone]

Unusually for an opera seria – whether in Italian, or German as here – Telemann’s Miriways (1728) takes as its subject not ancient history, myth, or an episode in classic or Classical literature, but rather very recent geo-political history. Several decades before Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio, this opera looked to the Middle East for (at the […]

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