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Lacrosse sticks and flying bicycles bring contemporary chic to this timeless fantasy of warriors and witches in Robert Carsen’s fun-filled transformation of Handel’s first London triumph. Conducting from the keyboard just as Handel himself did, Ottavio Dantone leads a youthful cast of today’s luminaries in the dramatic art of Baroque opera; the ‘affecting’ Sonia Prina, the ‘unadorned intensity’ of Anett Fritsch and 'fire-breathing flair' (The Observer) of Brenda Rae.

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  • Composer: George Frideric Handel
  • Rinaldo: Sonia Prina
  • Goffredo: Varduhi Abrahamyan
  • Eustazio: Tim Mead
  • Almirena: Anett Fritsch
  • Armida: Brenda Rae
  • Argante: Luca Pisaroni
  • Conductor: Ottavio Dantone
  • Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment