CARL HEINRICH GRAUN (1704-1759): Polydorus.
Catalogue Number: 09W018
Reference: 555 266-2
Description: Exchanges of identity, avaricious kings, queens bent on bloodthirsty revenge, and princes who despise their progenitors: a retelling of the Polydorus legend combining Greek mythology and Shakespearean dramatic suspense by Graun, one of the best-known opera composers of the eighteenth century although you wouldn’t know it by the record catalogues. 2 CDs. German-English libretto. Hanna Zumsande (soppano), Alon Harari (alto), Mirko Ludwig (tenor), Fabian Kuhnen (bass). barockwerk hamburg; Ira Hochman.