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Orlando furioso

Other operas based on Ludovico Ariosto's epic poem Orlando furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando).

Alcina - George Frideric Handel

Ariodante - George Frideric Handel

Orlando furioso - Antonio Vivaldi

Orlando finto pazzo - Antonio Vivaldi

Roland - Jean-Baptiste Lully

Les Paladins - Jean-Philippe Rameau

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)

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