Xavier Sabata & Vespres d’Arnadí
—Gli invisibili




Xavier Sabata, countertenor
Vespres d’Arnadí
Dani Espasa, harpsichord and conductor


T. Albinoni: “Con cetra più sonora”, from Il nascimento dell’aurora
G. Bononcini: “Render mi vuole”, from Astianatte
A. Lotti: Symphony of Ascanio
G. A. Ristori: “Bellezze adorate”, from Le fate
G. Porta: “Non sempre gradina”, from Farnace
F. Gasparini: “Qui ti scrivo o nome amato”, from L’oracolo del fato
N. Porpora: “Scuote la chioma d’oro”, from Deianira, Ercole e Iole
F. Mancini: Symphony of Alessandro il Grande in Sidone
G. Giacomelli: “Mi par sentir la bella”, from Gianguir
D. N. Sarro: “Gelido in ogni vena”, from Siroe, re di Persia


After the recital offered with Sonia Prina and Juan Sancho, the Vespres d'Arnadí ensemble returns to the Simfònics season at the Palau to accompany one of the most admired countertenors in the world, Xavier Sabata, who will take an interesting tour of the opera genre serious, that in the first decades of the 18th century it was undergoing a process of virtuosic intensification, which would lead singers (especially sopranos and castrati) to become the superstars of the artistic universe of the moment. The most singular aspect of the recital is that Sabata has chosen very little-known works by composers who are not especially famous. In addition, most of the arias have an obligatory instrument as a second soloist. In this way, a double tribute is paid to the invisible: the forgotten masters of yesterday and the orchestra musicians of today.

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Dates and tickets

  • 29 April 2023
    18:30 h
    Concert Hall

Production information

Prices:from 20 to 68 €
Organized by:Orq.Simfònica del Vallès and Fund.Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música
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