℗ 2022 Parlophone Records Limited; A Warner Classics/Erato release
Released October 28, 2022
Duration 2h 58m 08s
Genre Classical
 

Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 (feat. John Chest)

Lisette Oropesa, Joyce DiDonato, Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian, Il pomo d’oro, Maxim Emelyanychev, John Chest, Il pomo d'oro

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Theodora, HWV 68  
1.1
Overture
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
2:58
1.2
Trio
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
1:45
1.3
Courante
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
1:36
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 1 Scene 1  
1.4
Recitative. "Tis Diocletian’s Natal Day" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
0:30
1.5
Air. "Go, My Faithful Soldier, Go" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
1:52
1.6
Chorus. "And Draw a Blessing Down" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
2:03
1.7
Recitative. "Vouchsafe, Dread Sir" (Didymus, Valens / feat. John Chest, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
1:02
1.8
Air. "Racks, Gibbets, Sword and Fire" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
3:15
1.9
Chorus. "For Ever Thus Stands Fix’d the Doom" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
1:40
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 1 Scene 2  
1.10
Recitative. "Most Cruel Edict" (Didymus, Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
0:35
1.11
Air. "The Raptur’d Soul" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
8:12
1.12
Recitative. "I Know Thy Virtues" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
0:42
1.13
Air. "Descend, Kind Pity, Heav’nly Guest" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
8:11
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 1 Scene 3  
1.14
Recitative. "Though Hard, My Friends" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
0:27
1.15
Air. "Fond, Flatt’ring World, Adieu" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
4:00
1.16
Recitative. "O Bright Example of All Goodness" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
0:38
1.17
Air. "Bane of Virtue" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
5:51
1.18
Chorus. "Come, Mighty Father" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
2:29
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 1 Scene 4  
1.19
Recitative. "Fly, Fly, My Brethren" (Messenger, Irene / feat. Il pomo d'oro, Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro; Joyce DiDonato
1:08
1.20
Air. "As with Rosy Steps the Morn" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
7:18
1.21
Chorus. "All Pow’r in Heav’n Above" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
2:17
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 1 Scene 5  
1.22
Recitative. "Mistaken Wretches!" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
0:20
1.23
Air. "Dread the Fruits of Christian Folly" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
2:41
1.24
Recitative. "Deluded Mortal!" (Theodora, Septimius / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
1:02
1.25
Accompagnato. "Oh, Worse Than Death Indeed" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
0:23
1.26
Air. "Angels, Ever Bright and Fair" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
3:39
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 1 Scene 6  
1.27
Recitative. "Unhappy, Happy Crew!" (Didymus, Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
1:13
1.28
Air. "Kind Heav’n, If Virtue Be Thy Care" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
5:21
1.29
Recitative. "O Love, How Great Thy Pow’r!" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
0:34
1.30
Chorus. "Go, Gen’rous, Pious Youth" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
4:41
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 2 Scene 1  
1.31
Recitative. "Ye Men of Antioch" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
0:33
1.32
Chorus. "Queen of Summer, Queen of Love" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
0:42
1.33
Air. "Wide Spread His Name" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
2:11
1.34
Recitative. "Return, Septimius, to the Stubborn Maid" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
0:40
1.35
Chorus. "Venus, Laughing from the Skies" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
1:19
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 2 Scene 2  
1.36
Symphony
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
0:54
1.37
Recitative. "O Thou Bright Sun" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
0:35
1.38
Air. "With Darkness Deep, as is My Woe" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
3:07
1.39
Air
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
1:03
1.40
Recitative. "But Why Art Thou Disquieted, My Soul" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
0:30
1.41
Air. "Oh That I on Wings Could Rise" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
3:23
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 2 Scene 3  
1.42
Recitative. "Long Have I Known" (Didymus, Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
1:20
1.43
Air. "Though the Honours" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
3:12
1.44
Recitative. "Oh, Save Her Then" (Didymus, Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
0:38
1.45
Air. "Deeds of Kindness to Display" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
7:01
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 2 Scene 4  
1.46
Recitative. "The Clouds Begin to Veil" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
0:40
1.47
Air. "Defend Her, Heav’n!" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
5:46
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 2 Scene 5  
1.48
Recitative. "Or Lull’d With Grief" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
0:38
1.49
Air. "Sweet Rose and Lily" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
2:17
1.50
Recitative. "Oh, Save Me, Heav’n" (Theodora, Didymus / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
1:33
1.51
Air. "The Pilgrim’s Home" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
2:58
1.52
Accompagnato. "Forbid It, Heav’n!" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
0:37
1.53
Recitative. "Or Say, What Right Have I to Take" (Didymus, Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
1:58
1.54
Duet. "To Thee, Thou Glorious Son of Worth" (Theodora, Didymus / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
4:26
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 2 Scene 6  
1.55
Recitative. "’Tis Night" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
0:47
1.56
Chorus. "He Saw the Lovely Youth" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
3:42
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 3 Scene 1  
1.57
Air. "Lord, to Thee Each Night and Day" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
7:04
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 3 Scene 2  
1.58
Recitative. "But See, the Good, the Virtuous Didymus" (Irene, Theodora / feat. Joyce DiDonato, Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
0:38
1.59
Air. "When Sunk in Anguish and Despair" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
3:36
1.60
Theodora and Chorus. "Blest Be the Hand, and Blest the Pow’r" (Theodora, Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro, Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro; Lisette Oropesa
3:39
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 3 Scene 3  
1.61
Recitative. "Undaunted in the Court" (Messenger, Irene / feat. Il pomo d'oro, Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro; Joyce DiDonato
0:50
1.62
Accompagnato. "O My Irene" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
0:29
1.63
Recitative. "Stay Me Not, Dear Friend" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
0:14
1.64
Duet. "Whither, Princess, Do You Fly" (Irene, Theodora / feat. Joyce DiDonato, Lisette Oropesa)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Lisette Oropesa; Il pomo d'oro
1:12
1.65
Recitative. "She’s Gone" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
0:38
1.66
Air. "New Scenes of Joy Come Crowding on" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
4:17
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 3 Scene 4  
1.67
Recitative. "Is It a Christian Virtue" (Valens, Didymus, Theodora, Septimius / feat. John Chest, Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Lisette Oropesa; Michael Spyres; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
1:12
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 3 Scene 5  
1.68
Recitative. "Be That My Doom" (Theodora, Septimius / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
1:02
1.69
Air. "From Virtue Springs Each Gen’rous Deed" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Michael Spyres; Il pomo d'oro
5:45
1.70
Air. "Cease, Ye Slaves, Your Fruitless Pray’r" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
1:02
1.71
Recitative. "’Tis Kind, My Friends" (Didymus, Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
1:01
1.72
Chorus. "How Strange Their Ends, Yet How Glorious" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
2:50
1.73
Recitative. "On Me Your Frowns" (Didymus, Theodora, Valens / feat. John Chest, Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Lisette Oropesa; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
0:37
1.74
Air. "Ye Ministers of Justice" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
Maxim Emelyanychev; John Chest; Il pomo d'oro
1:26
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 3 Scene 6  
1.75
Recitative. "And Must Such Beauty Suffer?" (Didymus, Theodora, Septimius / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Michael Spyres; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
0:54
1.76
Air and Duet. "Streams of Pleasure Ever Flowing" (Didymus, Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Lisette Oropesa; Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian; Il pomo d'oro
5:37
Theodora, HWV 68, Pt. 3 Scene 7  
1.77
Recitative. "Ere This, Their Doom is Past" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Joyce DiDonato; Il pomo d'oro
0:30
1.78
Chorus. "O Love Divine" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
Maxim Emelyanychev; Il pomo d'oro
2:42
Digital Booklet
Five superb singers – Lisette Oropesa, Joyce DiDonato, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian, Michael Spyres and John Chest – portray the characters in Handel’s Theodora under the direction of Maxim Emelyanychev, Chief Conductor of the instrumentalists and choral singers of Il Pomo d’Oro. An elevated and moving oratorio, Theodora tells the story of Christian martyrs in ancient Antioch under Roman occupation. Handel considered it among his best works. This recording was made at the end of a concert tour that visited Vienna, Milan, Paris, Luxembourg and Essen. “An evening of top-flight singing of a kind that is only rarely experienced,” was how one German reviewer summed up the performance, while in France it resulted in “a state of bliss”.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Warner Classics Studio Masters
Track title
Peak
(dB FS)
RMS
(dB FS)
LUFS
(integrated)
DR
Album average
Range of values
-1.40
-14.51 to -0.20
-22.67
-32.14 to -16.26
-19.04
-29.30 to -12.70
13
9 to 16
1
Overture
-0.64-18.21-15.312
2
Trio
-6.30-25.22-22.411
3
Courante
-0.22-19.43-16.812
4
Recitative. "Tis Diocletian’s Natal Day" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-1.04-22.63-19.011
5
Air. "Go, My Faithful Soldier, Go" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-0.26-19.86-16.513
6
Chorus. "And Draw a Blessing Down" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-16.36-13.210
7
Recitative. "Vouchsafe, Dread Sir" (Didymus, Valens / feat. John Chest, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-1.98-24.30-21.115
8
Air. "Racks, Gibbets, Sword and Fire" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-0.20-19.39-15.813
9
Chorus. "For Ever Thus Stands Fix’d the Doom" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-17.19-14.012
10
Recitative. "Most Cruel Edict" (Didymus, Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.31-25.07-21.115
11
Air. "The Raptur’d Soul" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.27-23.19-19.915
12
Recitative. "I Know Thy Virtues" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
-3.11-26.60-22.915
13
Air. "Descend, Kind Pity, Heav’nly Guest" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
-1.69-24.64-21.414
14
Recitative. "Though Hard, My Friends" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.46-23.48-18.514
15
Air. "Fond, Flatt’ring World, Adieu" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.21-23.84-20.315
16
Recitative. "O Bright Example of All Goodness" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-2.39-24.52-20.812
17
Air. "Bane of Virtue" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-0.20-21.25-17.513
18
Chorus. "Come, Mighty Father" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-17.76-14.711
19
Recitative. "Fly, Fly, My Brethren" (Messenger, Irene / feat. Il pomo d'oro, Joyce DiDonato)
-1.29-25.61-21.512
20
Air. "As with Rosy Steps the Morn" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-0.22-24.12-20.314
21
Chorus. "All Pow’r in Heav’n Above" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-16.86-13.611
22
Recitative. "Mistaken Wretches!" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
-3.25-22.80-19.311
23
Air. "Dread the Fruits of Christian Folly" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
-0.20-19.55-16.513
24
Recitative. "Deluded Mortal!" (Theodora, Septimius / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres)
-0.56-24.43-20.613
25
Accompagnato. "Oh, Worse Than Death Indeed" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.20-19.10-15.39
26
Air. "Angels, Ever Bright and Fair" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.21-23.24-19.414
27
Recitative. "Unhappy, Happy Crew!" (Didymus, Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-1.45-24.22-20.413
28
Air. "Kind Heav’n, If Virtue Be Thy Care" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.20-21.56-17.714
29
Recitative. "O Love, How Great Thy Pow’r!" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-3.35-25.46-20.010
30
Chorus. "Go, Gen’rous, Pious Youth" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-20.31-15.812
31
Recitative. "Ye Men of Antioch" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-2.87-23.41-19.912
32
Chorus. "Queen of Summer, Queen of Love" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-16.78-13.713
33
Air. "Wide Spread His Name" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-0.20-20.02-16.913
34
Recitative. "Return, Septimius, to the Stubborn Maid" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-0.27-22.85-19.210
35
Chorus. "Venus, Laughing from the Skies" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-16.26-12.711
36
Symphony
-7.19-26.73-24.310
37
Recitative. "O Thou Bright Sun" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-1.94-24.81-20.612
38
Air. "With Darkness Deep, as is My Woe" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-1.83-24.09-20.213
39
Air
-14.51-32.14-29.311
40
Recitative. "But Why Art Thou Disquieted, My Soul" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.86-23.36-19.411
41
Air. "Oh That I on Wings Could Rise" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.20-18.92-15.812
42
Recitative. "Long Have I Known" (Didymus, Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-1.48-26.19-22.413
43
Air. "Though the Honours" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
-0.20-21.70-18.714
44
Recitative. "Oh, Save Her Then" (Didymus, Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-2.51-26.62-22.213
45
Air. "Deeds of Kindness to Display" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.20-23.62-20.215
46
Recitative. "The Clouds Begin to Veil" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-4.12-26.65-23.212
47
Air. "Defend Her, Heav’n!" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-0.20-22.04-18.813
48
Recitative. "Or Lull’d With Grief" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-7.03-31.60-27.613
49
Air. "Sweet Rose and Lily" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.21-23.72-20.515
50
Recitative. "Oh, Save Me, Heav’n" (Theodora, Didymus / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.99-24.91-21.015
51
Air. "The Pilgrim’s Home" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.20-21.55-18.113
52
Accompagnato. "Forbid It, Heav’n!" (Didymus / feat. Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-2.25-22.23-18.712
53
Recitative. "Or Say, What Right Have I to Take" (Didymus, Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.21-23.91-19.414
54
Duet. "To Thee, Thou Glorious Son of Worth" (Theodora, Didymus / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.20-19.92-16.913
55
Recitative. "’Tis Night" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-0.93-24.99-21.316
56
Chorus. "He Saw the Lovely Youth" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-19.88-15.913
57
Air. "Lord, to Thee Each Night and Day" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-0.20-21.10-17.313
58
Recitative. "But See, the Good, the Virtuous Didymus" (Irene, Theodora / feat. Joyce DiDonato, Lisette Oropesa)
-0.21-22.81-19.214
59
Air. "When Sunk in Anguish and Despair" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-0.20-21.39-18.314
60
Theodora and Chorus. "Blest Be the Hand, and Blest the Pow’r" (Theodora, Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro, Lisette Oropesa)
-0.20-17.44-14.111
61
Recitative. "Undaunted in the Court" (Messenger, Irene / feat. Il pomo d'oro, Joyce DiDonato)
-3.51-26.37-22.515
62
Accompagnato. "O My Irene" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-3.26-24.37-20.814
63
Recitative. "Stay Me Not, Dear Friend" (Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa)
-4.34-24.17-20.612
64
Duet. "Whither, Princess, Do You Fly" (Irene, Theodora / feat. Joyce DiDonato, Lisette Oropesa)
-0.20-19.48-16.113
65
Recitative. "She’s Gone" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-3.11-28.12-24.014
66
Air. "New Scenes of Joy Come Crowding on" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-0.20-22.11-18.714
67
Recitative. "Is It a Christian Virtue" (Valens, Didymus, Theodora, Septimius / feat. John Chest, Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.20-24.38-20.416
68
Recitative. "Be That My Doom" (Theodora, Septimius / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres)
-0.20-21.87-17.812
69
Air. "From Virtue Springs Each Gen’rous Deed" (Septimius / feat. Michael Spyres)
-2.59-22.67-19.414
70
Air. "Cease, Ye Slaves, Your Fruitless Pray’r" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-0.20-19.23-15.913
71
Recitative. "’Tis Kind, My Friends" (Didymus, Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-2.84-23.73-19.912
72
Chorus. "How Strange Their Ends, Yet How Glorious" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.21-20.11-16.912
73
Recitative. "On Me Your Frowns" (Didymus, Theodora, Valens / feat. John Chest, Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.20-19.90-16.412
74
Air. "Ye Ministers of Justice" (Valens / feat. John Chest)
-0.20-20.75-17.113
75
Recitative. "And Must Such Beauty Suffer?" (Didymus, Theodora, Septimius / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Michael Spyres, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-1.47-28.22-23.911
76
Air and Duet. "Streams of Pleasure Ever Flowing" (Didymus, Theodora / feat. Lisette Oropesa, Paul-Antoine Bénos-Djian)
-0.20-23.59-20.114
77
Recitative. "Ere This, Their Doom is Past" (Irene / feat. Joyce DiDonato)
-2.76-27.10-20.411
78
Chorus. "O Love Divine" (Chorus / feat. Il pomo d'oro)
-0.20-20.64-17.113

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