One God, One Farinelli - Cecilia Bartoli

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Label: DECCA
Catalog: B003120002
Format: CD

Cecilia Bartoli - mezzo-soprano, Il Giandino Armonico, Giovanni Antonini - Conductor

Renowned for portraying the music of the Baroque, Cecilia Bartoli presents her new recording of arias famously performed by legendary castrato Farinelli. Exploring the complex gender roles of the world of baroque opera, and highlighting the phenomenon of the castrati, Farinelli features works by Farinelli's brother, Riccardo Broschi, and his mentor, Nicola Porpora, as well as Hasse, Caldara, and Giacomelli; including two world premiere recordings from Porpora's Polifemo and Broschi's La Merope.

Price: $25.98