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Home » Composers » German Composers » GF Handel » Handel Operas » Berenice

Berenice, regina d'Egitto (1737)

By George Frideric Handel (Georg Friedrich Händel)

Score

Handel, Berenice - Chrysander (HG) score (pdf)

Recordings

Handel. Berenice, regina d'Egitto. (HWV 38, London 1737). Virgin Classics 50999 6285362 0 (3 CDs, June 2010). Alan Curtis, Il Complesso Barocco. Berenice: Klara Ek, soprano; Alessandro: Ingela Bohlin, soprano; Selene: Romina Basso, mezzo-soprano; Arsace: Mary-Ellen Nesi, mezzo-soprano; Demetrio: Franco Fagioli, countertenor; Fabio: Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, tenor; Aristobolo: Vito Priante, bass. US | UK | FR | DE | CA | JP
Handel. Berenice, regina d'Egitto. (HWV 38, London 1737). Newport Classics NPD 85620/3 (3 CDs 1995). Rudolph Palmer, Brewer Chamber Orchestra. Berenice: Julianne Baird, Selene: D'Anna Fortunato, Demetrio: Jennifer Lane, Alessandro: Andrea Matthews, Arsace: Drew Minter, Aristobulo: Jan Opalach, Fabio: John McMaster. Another incompetent production. | US | UK | DE | FR | CA | JP

Related Operas

Perti. Berenice, regina d'Egitto. (Villa di Pratolino 1709). As in the case of Arminio, Handel turned to Salvi's original libretto set by Perti despite the existence of more recent versions.

References

Winton Dean. Handel's Operas, 1726-1741 (Boydell Press 2006).

R. Strohm, "Handel and his Italian opera texts." Essays on Handel and the Italian Opera. (Oxford University Press 1985).

Links

Le magazine de l'opera-baroque page on Berenice


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