Rivals: Arias for Farinelli & Co

David Hansen (countertenor)

November 2013

'The programme showcases David Hansen's formidable technique and flexibility as he flits from quick-fire coloratura to long-breathed cantilena' Kate Bolton

Rivals: Arias for Farinelli & Co
Vinci: 'In braccio a mille furie' from Semiramide Riconosciuta
Vinci: 'Sento due fiamme in petto' from Il Medo
Leo: 'Talor che irato e il vento' from Andromaca
Bononcini: 'In te, sposa Griselda… Cara sposa' from Griselda
Broschi: 'Son qual nave' from Artaserse
Vinci: 'Non è più folle lusinga' from Il Medo
Leo: 'Freme orgogliosa l'onda' from Demetrio
Vinci: 'Taci o di morte' from Il Medo
Vinci: 'Risveglia lo sdegno' from Alessandro
David Hansen (countertenor); Academia Montis Regalis/Alessandro de Marchi

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 88883744012 66:33 mins

Audio clip: from 'In braccio a mille furie'

For a full review pick up a copy of the November issue of BBC Music Magazine

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