Lea Desandre, Nathalie Pérez, Chantal Santon Jeffery, Opera Fuoco and David Stern - Berenice, che fai?
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 68:34 min | 375 MB
Label: Aparté | Tracks: 14 | Rls.date: 2017
Opera Fuoco's latest recording features three former members of the Opera Fuoco studio, Lea Desandré, Natalie Perez, Chantal Santon and the Opera Fuoco orchestra conducted by David Stern. Berenice, che fai? is a compilation of late Baroque and early Classical works based principally on Metastasio’s famous 18th-century opera scene «Ah Berenice» from his opera Antigono. Not only was the scene set to music by such composers as Haydn and Hasse, but also by Antonio Maria Mazzoni and Marianna Martinez, a composer of Spanish descent who was widely connected to the Viennese music scene and, for a time, lived in the same noble house as Metastasio and Haydn at Grosse Michelstrasse.