2019-06-13, euronews, by Katharina Rabillon & Andrea Buring

(Trascript:) Philippe Jaroussky, countertenor, said, “Handel had a personality that was severe, quite difficult to handle, a little bad tempered. We know that he even once threatened to throw a soprano out of the window. It was not a good idea to bother him too much.”

“And then ironically his music has so much sensuality and humanity. The music of Handel is probably among the most touching in the history of music,” he added. […]

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