GIOVANNI BONONCINI (1670-1747): La nemica d’amore fatta amante.
Catalogue Number: 07X017
Format: CD reissue
Description: This cantata was premiered on 10 August 1693, when Bononcini was only twenty-three. According to a contemporary Italian source, the performance was ‘sumptuous’, and ‘all Rome’ was in attendance. The young Italian’s success can be explained by his pleasant, uncomplicated style and his elegant, expressive melodies enriched by vigorous and varied bass lines. No texts. Adriana Fernández (soprano), Martín Oro (countertenor), Furio Zanasi (baritone), Ensemble 415; Chiara Banchini. Original 2002 Zig Zag Territories release (not previously offered here).