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Composer: Porpora, Nicola (1686-1768)

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CopenhagenFarinelli vs. Senesino

Porpora, Vinci, Bononcini, Handel, Gasparini, Giacomelli, Ariosti, Hasse, Sellitto
Concerto Copenhagen; Sonia Prina; Vivica Genaux; Lars Ulrik Mortensen

LondonConcerto Copenhagen: Farinelli vs. Senesino

Porpora, Vinci, Bononcini, Handel, Gasparini, Giacomelli, Ariosti, Hasse, Sellitto
Concerto Copenhagen; Sonia Prina; Vivica Genaux; Lars Ulrik Mortensen

HalleFestkonzert mit Max Emanuel Cenčić

Porpora, Handel
Armonia Atenea; George Petrou; Max Emanuel Cenčić

ZürichScarlatti

Scarlatti
Caldara, Porpora, Scarlatti
Orchestra La Scintilla Zurich; Ottavio Dantone; Ana Quintans; Wiebke Lehmkuhl

MadridMax Emanuel Cenčić

Max Emanuel Cenčić
Porpora, Handel, Vivaldi
Armonia Atenea; George Petrou; Max Emanuel Cenčić
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Porpora's Mitridate at Schloss Schwetzingen

David DQ Lee (Mitridate) and Yasmin Özkan (Semandra) © Sebastian Bühler
Propora's Mitridate at Schloss Schwetzingen lacks dramatic sense (blame librettist Cibber and director Spirei). But exciting music strongly delivered makes a case for more Porpora in the repertoire.
***11
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Porpora's L'Agrippina offers momentary pleasures

An opera only ever performed once, over 300 years ago. Would this be a marvellous revival, or a reminder of why it has been neglected all this time?
**111
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Hallenberg transports Halle audience to Venice

Ann Hallenberg and Maxim Emelyanychev © Thomas Ziegler
Ann Hallenberg dazzles at the Halle Handel Festival with a programme of newly discovered gems from the Venice Carnival of 1729.
*****
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Dramatic cantatas from Franziska Gottwald

Franziska Gottwald
Franziska Gottwald's superb mezzo voice and technique combined with dedicated commitment to text makes for a satisfying concert at Rosdorf near Göttingen during the Handel festival
****1
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Intimate devotion to a lamenting mother

Andreas Scholl © James McMillan
Joined by the exquisitely subtle Accademia Bizantina led by Alessandro Tampieri, Scholl brought little-known but no less great devotions to the Virgin Mary to life with impetus and intimacy.
****1
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