Hipermestra from Glyndebourne on BBC Radio 3 on 23 September
A live recording of the 2017 Glyndebourne Festival production Cavalli's Hipermestra will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 23 September.
Hipermestra, Glyndebourne Festival 2017 © Glyndebourne Productions Limited. Photographer Tristram Kenton
The production marks the UK premiere of a little known piece that has only been performed once since 1680.
Directed by Graham Vick and conducted by William Christie, the cast includes Hungarian soprano Emőke Barath (Hipermestra), counter-tenor Raffaele Pé (Linceo) and baritone Renato Dolcini (Danao).
Original title Hipermestra
Recording location Glyndebourne Festival 2017
Conductor William Christie
Orchestra / Band Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Stage Director Graham Vick
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