Gemma Bertagnolli is widely considered one of the leading sopranos in Early Music. Her voice is powerful, lyrical and passionate, always conveying the emotional message of the text. On this recording she joins Collegium Pro Musica and Stefano Bagliano in Cantatas for soprano, recorder and continuo, brilliant works displaying vocal and instrumental virtuosity.
This new release from Dynamic’s Musica Antica series features a selection of unknown musical gems and some world première recordings, all dating from 18th Century Portugal.
Works By P.A.Avondano, P.G.Avondano and F.A. De Almeida are performed on period instruments by Divino Sospiro, one of Europe’s leading ensembles for Baroque and pre-Romantic music. Dynamic are delighted to present the renowned Gemma Bertagnolli as the soprano.