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PORPORA VS HANDEL

Vivica Genaux & Les Musiciens du Louvre, dir. Thibault Noally

FRIDAY 10, JANUARY | 7:30pm 

Teatru Manoel

This concert will take you back to one of these magnificent evenings in London where composers Porpora and Handel battled over music, offering the most beautiful compositions of the genre ever written.

 

This concert is supported by the Ambassade de France à Malte, Mr. Eric Bertrand, Mr. Jean-Luc Chalmin, Mr. Gérard Mazet, Mr. Philippe Lerasle and Mr. Gandur.

 

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PROGRAMME

 

George Frideric HANDEL (1685-1759)

Ouverture from Agrippina, HWV 6

Aria “Abbrugio, avampo e fremo” from Rinaldo, HWV 7

 

Nicola Antonio Giacinto PORPORA (1685-1750)

Aria “Il Piè s’allontana” from L'Angelica

 

George Frideric HANDEL

Aria “Venti turbini prestate” from Rinaldo, HWV 7

Concerto for violin and orchestra (Sonata a 5 in B flat Major), HWV 288

Accompanied recitative and aria "Dopo d'aver perduto il caro bene... Ho perso il caro bene" from Il Parnasso in Festa, HWV 73

 

Nicola Antonio Giacinto PORPORA

Recitative and aria "Vanne nel vicin tiempo... Fremer da luigi io sento" from Il Martirio di San Giovanni Nepomuceno

 

George Frideric HANDEL

Aria “Cara sposa” from Rinaldo, HWV 7

 

Nicola Antonio Giacinto PORPORA

Aria “Come nave in ria tempesta” from Semiramide regina dell'Assiria

 

Johann Adolph HASSE (1699-1783)

Fuga e Grave for strings and basso continuo

 

Nicola Antonio Giacinto PORPORA

Aria "Alto Giove” from Polifemo

 

George Frideric HANDEL

Aria "Dopo notte” from Ariodante, HWV 33

 

 

MUSICIANS

Vivica Genaux, Mezzo-soprano

Les Musiciens du Louvre - Director: Thibault Noally

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