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Franco Fagioli / Il Pomo d'Oro


Franco Fagioli
The art of castratos

1h50 with intermission


Leonardo Vinci
Extracts from operas Il Trionfo di Camilla, Siroe, Gismondo

What did the castrati, heroic figures in their day, actually sound like? It is hard to get a clear idea of their vocal power, scintillating timbre and three-octave range, so challenging to transpose today. Happily, the extensive tessitura and inimitable voice of counter-tenor Franc Fagili give us some idea of their art. The opportunity to hear him also affords us a chance to discover the operatic arias of Leonardo Vinci, inspired by heroes of mythology.

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24 avril 2020, 19h30
30 minutes avec un·e musicologue avant la représentation, pour avoir toutes les clés du programme. Entrée libre dans la limite des places disponibles. Informations :

24 April 2020 - 20h30
Auditorium, La Seine Musicale (from 10 to 45 €)
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