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Serse (Xerses) - George Frideric Handel

Information about the opera Serse by George Frideric Handel, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.

One of Handel's most popular operas, second only to Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Julius Caesar in Egypt).

Recommended recordings on DVD

Rousset/Rasmussen/Hallenberg (205 3798)

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A superb production from the 2000 Dresden Music Festival, with Les Talens Lyriques under the musical direction of Christophe Rousset. Recommended.

Les Talens Lyriques, conducted by Christophe Rousset, 2000.

Cast: Paula Rasmussen (Serse), Ann Hallenberg (Arsamene), Patricia Bardon (Amastre), Isabel Bayrakdarian (Romilda).

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