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Careful what you wish for. There’s loving someone who’s out of your league – and then there’s the princess Semele, who’s got her eye on the King of the Gods himself. It can’t end well: but in the meantime, Handel’s 1744 “dramatic entertainment” tells her story in music of glittering colour and theatricality: the spirit of Georgian England at its magnificent best. And baroque music expert Richard Egarr has assembled a truly divine cast!