Other operas based on Ludovico Ariosto's epic poem Orlando furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando).
Orlando - George Frideric Handel
Information about the opera Orlando by George Frideric Handel, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.
Considered to be the highlight of Handel's career as an opera composer.
Recommended recordings on CD
Hogwood/Bowman/Auger (L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 845-2)
Superb performance of Handel's masterpiece.
The Academy of Ancient Music, conducted by Christopher Hogwood.
Cast: James Bowman (Orlando), Arleen Auger (Angelica), Catherine Robbin (Medoro), Emma Kirkby (Dorinda), David Thomas (Zoroastro).
L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 845-2