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Classical Opera - Apollo et Hyacinthus - Classical Music Magazine


01 June 2012
Classical Music Magazine

Classical Opera's ambitious Mozart opera cycle for Linn opens auspiciously with this delightful work from the 11-year-old composer.  Page has assembled a young, well-nigh perfect cast of singers who bring off the project with great aplomb, and the recording is up to Linn's highest standards.
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