GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759) after JOHANN ADOLF HASSE(1699-1783): Caio Fabbricio, HWV A9.
Catalogue Number: 08Y010
Description: The conductor and harpsichordist, Bridget Cunningham brings back to life Handel’s pasticcio opera, Caio Fabbricio first performed in London in 1733 and based on an earlier opera by Johann Adolf Hasse (1732) Caio Fabbricio is a pasticcio opera, a brilliant and well-considered collection of some of the finest 18th-century Neapolitan arias by different composers, including Leonardo Vinci and Leonardo Leo, selected and arranged by Handel who composed his own dramatic recitatives. 2 CDs. Italian-English libretto. London Early Opera; Bridget Cunningham.