Bridget Cunningham on Handel's Caio Fabbricio

Friday, June 10, 2022

We step into 18th century London to learn more about pasticcio operas

This week's Gramophone Podcast guest is Bridget Cunningham, Artist Director of London Early Opera, who joins Editor Martin Cullingford to talk about her new recording - Caio Fabbricio, a pasticcio opera by Handel, newly available on Signum. But what exactly is a pasticcio opera, and what role does the music of Hasse play in the work? Join us as we step into 18th century London musical life to find out the answers...

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