Simone Kermes: Dramma

Works by Porpora, Hasse, Pergolesi, Handel

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Issue: 
December 2012

'Simone Kermes commands vocal style, mood and tone-colouring' Max Loppert

Simone Kermes: Dramma
Majo: 'Per trionfar pugnando' from Arianna e Teseo
Porpora: 'Alto Giove' from Polifemo, 'Vedrà turbato il mare' from Mitridate, 'Tace l'augello' from L'Agrippina, 'Empi, se mai disciolgo' from Germanico Germania, 'Le limpid'onde' from Ifigenia in Aulide
Leo: 'Son qual nave in ria procella' from Zenobia in Palmira
Hasse: 'Consola il genitore' from L'Olimpiade
Pergolesi: 'Sul mio cor' from Adriano in Siria
Porpora: 'Se dopo ria procella' from Germanico in Germania
Handel: 'Lascia ch'io pianga' from Rinaldo
Hasse: 'Fra cento affanni e cento' from Artaserse

Simone Kermes (soprano); La Magnifica Comunità/Isabella Longo
Sony Classical 88691963952 77:08 mins

Audio clip: from 'Sul mio cor' from Adriano in Siria

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