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Alcina, by George Frideric Handel

Haus für Mozart / Salzburg / Music

Love versus illusion. Magic versus truth. Men turned into rocks, trees, even streams. Handel’s opera seria of 1735, Alcina, brims with bewitchings, and also includes a hippogriff (a flying hybrid—part eagle, part horse). Cecilia Bartoli stars in the title role, a volatile sorceress undone by love. —L.J.

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