Handel: Alessandro
Label: Decca
Released: October 22, 2012

Recorded at the Megaron concert hall in Athens, this recording of Handel'ss classical epic features the period instruments of Armonia Atenea conducted by George Petrou, the brilliant young Baroque specialist whose previous recordings of Handel operas have won numerous international awards. It stars sensational Croatian counter-tenor Max Emanuel Cencic as Alexander the Great, with acclaimed French Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin as the Scythian princess Lisaura, and the sensational young Russian soprano Julia Lezhneva making her debut appearance as Decca's latest exciting solo signing in the role of Roxana, the Persian princess who finally wins the conqueror's heart.

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