Porpora’s Orlando conducted by Juan Bautista Otero

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COMPOSERS: Porpora
LABELS: Pan Classics
ALBUM TITLE: Porpora
WORKS: Orlando
PERFORMER: Robert Expert, Olga Pitarch; Real Compañía Ópera de Cámara/ Juan Bautista Otero
CATALOGUE NO: PC10369 (2005)

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This is the only recording ever made of Nicola Porpora’s Orlando. Many preferred Porpora to Handel, and the artists here show us why, illuminating the lyricism and infectious rhythms of his writing.

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