Handel L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato

Handel L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato

Handel L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato

Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6, No.1 in G major and No.3 in E minor

Handel Organ Concerto Op.7, No.1 in B flat major

Gillian Webster (soprano), Laurence Kilsby (treble), Jeremy Ovenden (tenor),
Peter Harvey (baritone), Ashley Riches (baritone)

William Whitehead (organ)

Gabrieli Consort & Players

Paul McCreesh (conductor)

Nominated for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards 2016

Gabrieli’s first Handel recording in over a decade is particularly special, recreating in painstaking detail the very first performance of L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, given in 1740, with additional instrumental repertoire including a Handel organ concerto and two concerti grossi.

Excerpt: Haste thee, Nymph

 

“Handel lovers can hardly fail to enjoy the mingled finesse and hedonistic delight of this new recording”The Gramophone, May 2015

“Paul McCreesh’s superb Gabrieli Consort and Players present this … with flair, a pristine sense of style and infectious energy.”The Times, May 2015

Winged Lion / Signum Classics

SIGCD 392

May 2015