Franco Fagioli / Il Pomo d'Oro
Franco Fagioli / Il Pomo d’Oro
What did the castrati, heroes of their age, sound like? It is hard to get a clear idea, such were their power, the sparkle of their timbre and their three-octave span, more or less impossible to transpose today. Fortunately, the formidable range and unique style of the fantastic countertenor Franco Fagioli take us very close. This chance to hear him is also an opportunity to discover operatic arias by Leonardo Vinci, inspired by heroes of mythology.