El Maestro Farinelli | Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv 4792050

El Maestro Farinelli

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Label: Deutsche Grammophon - Archiv

Cat No: 4792050

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Release Date: 5th May 2014

Contents

About

Pablo Heras-Casado makes his conducting debut performing instrumental and vocal music associated with Farinelli, the legendary 18th-century castrato who served as impresario and court musician to the kings of Spain.

This new album contains works by Baroque composers and features eight world premier recordings, including some arias sung by Bejun Mehta, "the best countertenor in the world" (Süddeutsche Zeitung) .

As well as being a world class conductor, Heras-Casado prides himself on being fluent in Spanish, English, Italian and French.

World premier recordings of:
NICOLA CONFORTO
- Overture to La festa cinese

NICOLA PORPORA
- Overture to Carlo il calvo

JOSÉ DE NEBRA
- Tempestad grande
- Seguidillas and Canción (contain a world premier recording)

FRANCESCO CORRADINI
- Baile de las máscaras

JUAN MARCOLINI
- Overture to La dicha en la desgracia y vida campestre

NICCOLÒ JOMMELLI
- Periodical Overture

TOMMASO TRAETTA
- Overture to Armida

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