Episodes

TitleComments
GENOME:
[R3 BD=19850121]

Opera in three acts

Libretto by PAOLO ANTONIO

ROLLI, after Ortensio Mauro Music by Handel (sung in Italian)

The first version, as performed in the King's Theatre,

Haymarket in May 1726

LA PETITE BANDE conducted by SIGISWALD KUIJKEN

Set in north-west India in the time of Alexander the Great's invasion, the plot entangles fact and fantasy, love, war and politics. Act 1

(WDR recording)

8.30* Interval Reading

8.35* Act 2

9.55* Interval Reading

10.0* Act 3

GENOME:
[R3 BD=19850121]

Unknown: Paolo Antonio

Unknown: Ortensio Mauro

Conducted By: Sigiswald Kuijken