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Cecilia Bartoli, Sacrificium

The Art of the Castrati

Cecilia Bartoli, Sacrificium The Art of the Castrati

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Mezzo-soprano Cecila Bartoli, one of today's most successful classical artists, explores the music of the Neapolitan castrati in a concert at the breathtaking palace of Caserta. She is accompanied by Giovanni Antonini leading Il Giardino Armonico, Italy's foremost period-instrument ensemble.

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Program

  • Nicola Porpora, Gedeone
    • Adagio, Spiritoso andante
  • Nicola Porpora, Siface
    • "Come nave, in mezzo all'onde"
  • Geminiano Giacomelli, La Merope
    • "Sposa, non mi consosci"
  • Francesco Araia, Berenice
    • "Cadrò, ma qual si mira"
  • Nicola Porpora, Germanico in Germania
    • "Parto, ti lascio, o cara"
  • Nicola Porpora, Semiramide riconosciuta
    • "In braccio a mille furie"
  • Nicola Porpora, Adelaide
    • "Nobil onda"
  • Nicola Porpora, Siface
    • "Usignolo sventurato"
  • Riccardo Broschi, Artaserse
    • "Son qual nave"
  • Georg Friedrich Handel, Serse
    • I: "Ombra mai fu"

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Olivier Simonnet
  • Venue: Palace of Caserta (Naples, Italy)
  • Production date: 2010
  • Production: A production of Universal Music Classical Management & Productions, Unitel, Idéale audience in coproduction with ZDF, Arte, in association with France Télévisions, Decca with the support of the FCM (Fonds pour la Création Musicale)
  • Available version(s): EN

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