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Two Record Of The Week Accolades
The English Concert's new recording of Handel's Rodelinda starring Lucy Crowe and Iestyn Davies has already accumulated some excellent reviews ahead of its release on 14th May, including two Record of the Week accolades.
Record of the Week: "This new Rodelinda has a gorgeously sung heroine in Lucy Crowe ... and Iestyn Davies is near-ideal as Bertarido ... Bicket propels the drama forward with inexorable momentum, his period band on top form. Highly recommended." The Sunday Times
Record of the Week: "The results are impressive. Bicket keeps the drama moving ... the ensemble's wonderfully supportive, exploding with drama when it needs to." BBC Radio 3 'Record Review'
"Musically, the English Concert's Rodelinda is a near-flawless performance of one of Händel's most inspired scores. It is also a vindication of the enduring pertinence of Händel's genius." Voix des Arts