Lost in the woods: Handel’s Giove in Argo at the Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music, with an enthusiastic and talented student cast, gave Giove in Argo a dramatic rebirth at the Britten Theatre. It was impossible not to enjoy the sheer musicality and talent before us, and John H. Roberts has put together an exquisite confection of sounds to indulge the Handel fan, who will have fun spotting the original sources of each aria. However, for Handel or opera newcomers, Giove in Argo would not be the best of introductions to the great man or his art form.

Click here to read my full review on Bachtrack.

This tree is quite a nature study in comparison to the minimalist set used.

This tree is quite a nature study in comparison to the minimalist set used.

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