David Hobson’s stunning ABC Classics CD debut resulted in wide acclaim and was a best seller.
Now he returns in an all-Handel program of favourite arias well-suited to his lyric tenor voice.
1. Where’er you walk (Semele)
2. Frondi tenere e belle (Serse)
3. Ombra mai fù (Serse) (111KB)
4. The trumpet’s loud clangor (Ode for St Cecilia’s Day)
5. Comfort ye my people (Messiah)
6. Ev’ry valley shall be exalted(Messiah)
7. Tune your harps to cheerful strains (Esther)
8. Total eclipse! (Samson)
9. Lascia la spina cogli la rosa (Il Trionfo del tempo e del Disinganno)
10. Ciel e terra armi di sdegno (Tamerlano)
11. Sù la sponda del pigro Lete (Tamerlano)
12. Love in her eyes sits playing (Acis and Galatea)
13. Gentle airs, melodious strains! (Athalia)
14. Care selve, ombre beate (Atalanta) (119KB)
15. Waft her, angels, through the skies (Jephtha)
16. Silent Worship (Ptolemy)
17. Sound an alarm! (Judas Maccabeus)
Australian tenor and composer David Hobson is one of Australia’s best known operatic and recording artists. He has sung many roles for Opera Australia and both state and international opera companies, including his award winning performances of Rodolfo (La Boheme) and the title role in Orphee.