Porpora's 'Alto Giove' - Who sings it better? Match 1: Jaroussky v Kermes
Thanks largely to the work of the likes of Cecilia Bartoli, singer and musicologist there has recently seen a resurgence in the popularity of Baroque composer Nicola Porpora. Due to the current and fortunate glut of recordings of this remarkable aria in particular, I thought it time for a good old fashioned sing off.
So today we have two darlings of the modern Classical Recording Age pitted against each other - countertenor extraordinaire Philippe Jaroussky and golden girl Simone Kermes. Who do you think sings it better? Let me know your opinion.
Tomorrow's match: Bartoli vs Fagioli
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