at New York Metropolitan Opera,
reviewed from the HD transmission
by MARIA NOCKIN
George Frideric Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach and Domenico Scarlatti were all born in 1685. Each of them lived past his sixty-fifth birthday as well, so we have a great deal of music from that era. At the age of eighteen, Handel became a violinist and harpsichordist at the Hamburg opera. While there he wrote his first two operas, Almira and Nero...
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