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BBC Music Magazine has named Handel: Rodelinda its Recording of the Month, and awarded the recording five stars for both performance and recording.
The glowing review states: "Thrilling Handel opera as it should be heard ... Harry Bicket and The English Concert have set a new benchmark with their powerful recording." Lucy Crowe is the titular heroine Rodelinda and wins praise for her performance: "Crowe's steely bravura is gobsmacking and her laments make this a must-have recording."
The July issue also includes an interview with The English Concert's Artistic Director Harry Bicket who shares further insights into the recording.