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Handel: Esther, First reconstructable version (Cannons), 1720

Handel: Esther, First reconstructable version (Cannons), 1720

Handel: Esther, First reconstructable version (Cannons), 1720
Label(s)
Genre(s)
Classical
Code
CKD 397
Inlay available for download
Booklet available for download
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John Butt leads the award-winning team of singers in the 1720 Cannons version of Esther. It was named by The Times as one of the 'Best Classical Albums of 2012'.

Named the 11th 'Greatest Choir' by Gramophone, the Dunedin Consort have established a reputation as the finest single-part period performance choir currently performing. 

The Dunedin Consort's recording of Esther - First Reconstructable Version (Cannons), 1720 is the third recording in its hugely successful Handel series. The Consort has set the bar high for this Handel performance with a Gramophone Award in 2007 for Messiah and a BBC Radio 3 'Building a Library' First Choice accolade for Acis and Galatea

For Esther, director John Butt has reunited his award-winning team of soloists, Susan Hamilton, Nicholas Mulroy, Matthew Brook and Thomas Hobbs, plus well-known guest soloists Robin Blaze and James Gilchrist.