Orlando - Amor. Gelosia. Follia
Mineccia, Filippo; Garcia, Pablo; New Baroque Times, The
In 1516 Ludovico Ariosto published his powerful epic “Orlando furioso”, a sequence of intertwined heroic adventures. The story of the knight Orlando, driven mad by a disappointed love for the princess Angelica, serves the entire range of emotions and quickly achieved great success throughout Europe. Dozens of operas were created around Orlando and other characters from Ariosto‘s epic. Countertenor Filippo Mineccia has put together a varied programme of arias from operas by Steffani, Porpora, Vivaldi, Handel, Mele, Wagenseil and Millico around the figure of “Raging Roland“, in which he brilliantly displays all the creative facets of his voice.