15/01/22 | 18:00

Fagioli: Mozart Castrato Arias

69 | 65 | 45 €

Turku Music Festival reschedules October concert by countertenor Franco Fagioli and Basel Chamber Orchestra for 15 Jan 2022. The concert was to have been part of the European tour of Franco Fagioli and the Basel Chamber Orchestra. The entire tour has been cancelled because of the current coronavirus situation. Their Turku concert has now been rescheduled for 15 January 2022.

If you have already purchased tickets for the Franco Fagioli concert, they will be honoured as is at the rescheduled concert on 15 Jan 2022. Alternatively, you may return the tickets and request a refund or exchange the tickets for a voucher to the Turku Music Festival if the new concert date is unsuitable. Refunds must be claimed by 30 Nov 2020.


Franco Fagioli, countertenor
Kammerorchester Basel
Daniel Bard, concertmaster

JOSEPH MARTIN KRAUS Overture to Olympie (Trauerspiel nach Voltaire), VB 33
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART “Se l’augellin se n’ fugge”, Ramiro’s aria from La finta giardiniera, KV 196
J. M. KRAUS 2nd movement (Andante) from the Symphony in C major, VB 138 ”Violin obligato”
W.A. MOZART “Dunque sperar poss’io… Il tenero momento”, Cecilio’s recitative and aria from Lucio Silla, KV 135
J. M. KRAUS Overture to Proserpin, VB 19
W.A. MOZART “Parto, parto, ma tu ben mio”, Sesto’s aria from La clemenza di Tito, KV 621
W.A. MOZART “Deh, per questo istante solo”, Sesto’s aria from La clemenza di Tito, KV 621
J. M. KRAUS Symphony in F major, VB 145
1. Largo maestoso – Allegro vivace
2. Larghetto amoroso e semplice
3. Presto
W.A. MOZART Exsultate, jubilate, motet for soprano, orchestra and organ (KV 165)
1. Allegro: “Exsultate, jubilate”
2. Recitativo: “Fulget amica dies”
3. Andante: “Tu virginum corona”
4. Molto allegro: “Alleluja”

Having dazzled the audience at the performance of Agrippina at the Turku Music Festival this past summer, countertenor Franco Fagioli returns to Turku with the Basel Chamber Orchestra and a programme of Mozart arias originally written for castrati. One of the world’s most sought-after countertenors, Fagioli charmed the Finnish audience as Emperor Nero in Handel’s opera Agrippina in the head start of the Turku Music Festival last summer.

2 h 15 min, 1 interval


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