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Nicola Porpora
Nicola (Antonio) Porpora (or Niccolò Porpora) (17 August 1686 – 3 March 1768) was a Neapolitan composer of Baroque operas (see opera seria) and teacher of singing, whose most famous singing student was the castrato Farinelli. O...
Composer
... A recording of six Latin duets on the Passion by Porpora, performed by various vocalists and musicians, is reviewed (Pan Classics). ...
... Vickers reviews two recordings of vocal music from Nicola Porpora, with countertenor Iestyn Davies being featured (Hyperion, Pan Classics). ...
... A recording of Porpora soprano cantatas is reviewed. ...
... A performance of Nicola Porpora's "Il Germanico," at the Tiroler Landestheater, is reviewed. ...
... A recording of vocal works by Porpora, Antonio Scarlatti, and Vivaldi performed by countertenor Raffaele Pé and Spiritato! is reviewed (Resonus). ...
... A recording of arias by Nicola Porpora performed by soprano Karina Gauvin is reviewed (Atma). ...
... A recording of arias by Nicola Porpora, performed by soprano Karina Gauvin with Il Complesso Barocco under Alan Curtis, is reviewed (ATMA Classique). ...
... A recording of cantatas by Nicola Porpora performed by countertenor Iestyn Davies and the ensemble ...
... A recording is reviewed of music by Nicola Porpora's six cantatas (Hyperion) featuring ...
Duetti
American Record Guide (2012) Vol. 75, No. 4, pp. 268-269
... [Nicola Porpora] was admired both as a teacher (especially of singers) and as a composer - his ... could be useful teaching material. The examples here display Porpora' s ability to favor vocal ...
... Vasta reviews a recording of arias from the operas of Nicola Porpora, sung by Argentine countertenor Franco Fagioli. ...