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Benjamin Written on Skin

Christopher Purves (bass) The Protector Barbara Hannigan (sop) Agnès Bejun Mehta (counterten) Angel 1/The Boy Victoria Simmonds (mez) Angel 2/Marie Allan Clayton (ten) Angel 3/John Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / George Benjamin; Stage director Katie Mitchell; Video director Margaret Williams

(Opus Arte)

‘Katie Mitchell gives powerful visual representation to an opera that is to a large extent a drama of the mind...’

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● Profile and interview: 'Soprano of our Time – Barbara Hannigan'

 Gramophone review: Christopher Purves sings Handel's arias for bass voice

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