Handel Album Reviews

Royal Handel Royal Handel

John Brunning shines a spotlight on Handel's collection of music inspired by royal occasions.

Handel Ode for St Cecilia’s Day Alsfelder Vokalens Over-reverberant Handel

The talent of soloists Wilde and Mields and the control of Helbich and the ensembles are hidden behind the acoustics on the record

Handel ‘Oxford’ Water Music The Brook Street Band Handel's watery delight

The Brook Street Band's rendition of Handel's 'Oxford' Water Music goes down a storm with Classic FM's Jane Jones

Handel Australian Brandenburg, Paul Dyer Diving into Handel's world

Handel’s Twelve Grand Concertos are an orchestral masterpiece but can sound like an academic exercise - but not on this disc

Handel Duets A heartfelt Handel

Leading Handelian singers Rosemary Joshua and Sarah Connolly inject life and emotion into a selection of Handel's oases

Album cover Handel in Italy

A superb interpretation of a composer seeking inspiration from new sources.

Handel Twelve Solo Sonatas, Op.1 Too much Handel to handle

By choosing to record the whole of Handel's Twelve Solo Sonatas, Op.1, the Academy of Ancient Music lose the familiarity