In the pit, we are surprised to find the Talens Lyriques without Christophe Rousset. A Handel for intelligently sharpened ears, but also for enjoyment. Under the expert baton, the ample gestures and the motivating looks of the British conductor, the orchestra pushes the excitement to its peak while delicately supporting the poetry of lamentations. Musically, the evening was in the hands of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra under Laurence Cummings, who impressively and passionately translated the extraordinarily colorful score with the utmost precision and absolute eloquence, thus laying the foundation for a fine ensemble of singers. The performance had the infectious advocacy of Cummings and his orchestra". Under Laurence Cummings La Scintilla makes expressive and colorful music.
Sloan. Age: 32.
Bruno Rauch, ch-intercultur Baumgarten has strong allies.
Alyson. Age: 29.
Katherine A. McAllister
And the staging also incorporates the instrumentalists, with three continuo players on stage and occasionally drawn into the merry pranks. The choir, composed for the occasion, displays flamboyant energy, as does the Les Talens Lyriques orchestra, to which Haendel has reserved one of his most sumptuous scores, under the enthusiastic direction of Laurence Cummings. These photos are available to be downloaded.