Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Haydn’s “Orlando paladino”
Nikolaus Harnoncourt called Haydn’s Orlando paladino a “totally mad, modern opera” and praised the “combination of pathos and irony, of real feelings and completely overwrought wooing”, which is “carried to extremes in Haydn’s inspired interpretation”. In this recording from 2009, Harnoncourt conducts the work with an outstanding ensemble of soloists, headed by Jane Archibald, Jonathan Lemalu, Kurt Streit and Michelle Breedt.
22 Mar 2009
Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Haydn’s “Orlando paladino” Go to concert
Orlando Paladino, Dramma eroicomico, Hob. XXVIII:I (concert performance)
Jane Archibald Angelica, Mojca Erdmann Eurilla, Michelle Breedt Alcina, Kurt Streit Orlando, James Taylor Medoro, Markus Schäfer Pasquale, Paul O’Neill Licone, Jonathan Lemalu Rodomonte, Markus Butter Caronte
Nikolaus Harnoncourt on Haydn’s “Orlando Paladino”