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INTERVIEW: TREVOR TALKS POLIFEMO WITH VICTOR SMART

"When Handel wrote Aci, Galatea e Polifemo he was in his mid-twenties and living in Italy. It would be wrong, however, to imagine that he was learning his craft patiently. In fact he penned such stunning melodies for the dramatic cantata that he was able to lift them and place them pretty much unaltered in his other later works. And the young composer also took some remarkable risks; each of the singing roles is demanding and the bass part of Polifemo, sung in January’s performance by Trevor Bowes, is one of the most challenging in the repertoire...."  FULL ARTICLE VIA LINK BELOW

https://oae.co.uk/aci-galatea-e-polifemo/