Tuesday 1 May 2018 7:30PM

Sonia Prina contralto; Vivica Genaux mezzo-soprano; Concerto Copenhagen; Lars Ulrik Mortensen director

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Duration

This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

£60£50£40£30£15

Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2017/18 season are subject to an administration fee of £3.00 per booking.

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  • Sonia Prina contralto
  • Vivica Genaux mezzo-soprano
  • Concerto Copenhagen
  • Lars Ulrik Mortensen director

Celebrity castrati Farinelli and Senesino became bitter rivals while inspiring everyone from Handel to Hasse to write dazzling operatic arias for them.

Sonia Prina and Vivica Genaux, stars of today’s opera stage, pay generous homage to these two vocal titans.

  • Nicola Porpora (1686-1768)
      • Festa d'Imeneo
        • Sinfonia
      • Adelaide
        • Quel cor che mi donasti
  • Leonardo Vinci (c.1696-1730)
      • Medo
        • Sento due fiamme in petto
  • Nicola Porpora
        • Vanne e vivi con la speranza
  • Giovanni Bononcini (1670-1747)
      • Griselda
        • Sinfonia
        • Dell'offesa vendicarti
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • Flavio, re di Longobardi HWV16
        • Rompo i lacci e frango i dardi
  • Giovanni Bononcini
      • Astarto
        • La costanza, il timore, l'affetto
  • Francesco Gasparini (1661-1727)
      • Eumene
        • Se non temi il mio furore
  • Interval
  • Geminiano Giacomelli (c.1692-1740)
      • Gianguir
        • Mi par sentir la bella
  • Nicola Porpora
      • Polifemo
        • Quel vasto, quel fiero
  • Geminiano Giacomelli
      • Gianguir
        • Placide a miglior vita
  • Attilio Ariosti (1666-1729)
      • Vespasiano
        • Sinfonia
  • Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)
      • Catone in Utica
        • Mi lusinga il dolce affetto
  • Giuseppe Sellitto (1700-1777)
      • Nitocri
        • Scenda dal cielo irato
  • Giovanni Bononcini
      • Astarto
        • Mai non potrei goder

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