Handel – Aci Galatea e Polifemo (Aci)/ Jerusalem Baroque Orchesta (2018)

“Claire Meghnagi creates a dazzling, lovely Aci”
Yossi Shiffmann, Israeli Public Braodcasting Corporation

“A great drama… deeply moving. The experienced soprano Claire Meghnagi mastered the role, as expected, with overwhelming coloraturas”
Hagai Hitron, Ha’aretz

“Handel’s ravishing, ebullient score calls for three superior singers. In the trouser role of Aci (it is presumed that Handel cast Aci as a high soprano castrato) soprano Claire Meghnagi’s supple voice, her wide, easeful and accessible range and empathy with the role made for a convincing performance. One of the work’s most delightful moments was “Qui l’augel da pianta in pianta” (Here the bird flies from tree to tree), in which violin (Noam Schuss), oboe (Shai Kribus) and Meghnagi imitate and ornament to present birdsong effects…”
Pamela Hickman, concertcritic.com