A Vital Force
Music by Handel
from Ludus Baroque -
'... robust, spring-heeled performances ...'
In the immediate wake of their debut recording ('Alexander's Feast', Delphian: DCD 34094), the Scottish period ensemble Ludus Baroque present a second Handel release.
The group's instrumentalists are hand-picked from across the UK -- similarly the chorus of nineteen is winnowed from Britain's top early music consorts. With soprano Mary Bevan and tenor Ed Lyon in the mix, Canongate's MD, Neville-Towle, can hardly go wrong.
Mary Bevan (born Hertford, 1985) attended Trinity College, Cambridge, where she studied Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic and sang with Alison Wells...
Copyright © 4 October 2012
Masterton, New Zealand