Serse Named Limelight's Opera Recording Of The Year!

The English Concert's recording of Serse, starring Emily D'Angelo as the lovestruck king and Lucy Crowe as Romilda, has been named Opera Recording of the Year by Limelight Magazine! In awarding this special accolade Australia's leading classical music magazine said:

Handel's music is sublime, and this is a sublime cast.

Director Harry Bicket commented:

This recognition serves as a testament to the beauty and emotional depth of Handel's work. I look back on those recording sessions with great fondness and gratitude, knowing we were able to capture the essence of this timeless masterpiece.

Since its release Serse has received widespread critical acclaim including:

  • Recording of the Month: "One of the most charismatic recordings now available." Gramophone
  • Opera Choice: "Ravishing, hilarious and profound." BBC Music Magazine
  • Record of the Week: “Brilliant entertainment.” BBC Radio 3 ‘Record Review’
  • 5* “Three hours of Handelian bliss.” The Times
  • 4* "Outstanding." The Financial Times
  • Recommended: "Flawless intonation and precision." MusicWeb International
  • "The finest Serse on record.” Apple Music
Emily D'Angelo