Friday, September 7, 2012

Gratuitous Friday – Luca Pisaroni is Argante

This is from Robert Carsen's recent Glyndebourne production of Handel's Rinaldo. In this version, Argante is the school headmaster, who becomes the villain in the revenge fantasy of bullied schoolboy Rinaldo. 




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Argante's entrance aria. He's not happy.

(And yes, I do note the irony of posting this clip the day after my fanboy post. Would it help if I said I had this one scheduled already, and wrote yesterday's post more recently? No? I thought not.)

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