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Julia Lezhneva - Handel / WFMT: Featured New Release

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The new album from Russian coloratura soprano Julia Lezhneva is a vibrant showcase of Handel's Italian compositions, works known for their vocal virtuosity, sense of drama and melodic beauty. Lezhneva offers a selection of both sacred and secular arias for the soprano voice. She recorded the album at the Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium in Cremona, the northern Italian city famous as the home of great violin and string instrument makers.

Handel: La Resurrezione: Disserratevi, o porte d'Averno (4:50) from Julia Lezhneva Sings Handel on Decca is a WFMT: Chicago - Featured New Release.

Julia Lezhneva, soprano; Il Giardino Armonico / Giovanni Antonini