Porpora

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Porpora

famous music master of Consuelo and Haydn. [Fr. Lit.: Consuelo, Magill I, 156–158]
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And this is a big project indeed, resurrecting the work of Nicola Porpora, one of Handel's greatest rivals in the treacherous world of baroque opera.
Haydn, por ejemplo, fue discipulo de Nicola Porpora, etcetera).
Neapolitan composer Nicola Porpora (1686-1768), who also seems to have gone by the name Niccole (but not Nicole), as his name appears on the track listing of this release, but not in the program notes), was an almost exact contemporary of Handel, and their paths crossed for several years in London.
the role of Nicola Porpora (1686-1768) as teacher to the young Joseph Haydn in the early 1750s is not explored in any detail.
While many singers are happily recording their Nessun Dormas and O Sole Mios, Cecilia has been busy in the archives of Naples digging out relatively unknown Baroque castrati music, tracking down now neglected composers such as Nicola Porpora, Antonio Caldara and Francesco Araia.
Nicola Porpora (1686-1768), musico, compositor, profesor de canto y empresario cenido por la aureola legendaria de "creador de voces", "primer maestro de canto del universo", precursor de una barbara biotecnologia, cobro fama gracias a las voces de sus capados pupilos como Farinelli, Caffarelli, Salimbeni, Appiani y Porporino, cuyos cinco nombres fulguran en la historia de la musica como emblemas del mas alzado y arriesgado virtuosismo.
Perhaps Farinelli had already been engaged, since when he did eventually come to London in 1734, he sang for a rival company who had contracted his erstwhile teacher, Nicola Porpora, as their composer.
The Prince of Wales, who had been a fan of Handel's rival, Nicola Porpora.
A talented singer, keyboard player, and composer, she was the pupil of the acclaimed librettist Metasiasio, with whom her family shared a flat in the Altes Miachaelerhaus, the same building where the composer and singing teacher Nicola Porpora, and for a while the young Joseph Ffaydn, resided.
Conocio al maestro italiano Grossi, conocedor del metodo de Nicola Porpora, maestro de los castrati del siglo XVIII.
The author does a wonderful job in introducing the "supporting characters" of Haydn's story: less-known figures like Georg Reutter or Nicola Porpora become old acquaintances after but a few sentences.
In this most recent release in her ever-growing discography, soprano Karina Gauvin focuses her artistry on the works of a single composer, Nicola Porpora (1686-1768).