ALESSANDRO STRADELLA (1639-1682): San Giovanni Cristostomo.
Catalogue Number: 11R014
Reference: A 389
Description: Conceived for more intimate forces than some of his other oratorios, this expresses perfectly the modernity of the genre in the second half of the 17th century, combining sacred and moral themes with political and social ones in music of boldness and freedom.’ Italian-English texts. Arianna Vendittelli (soprano), Filippo Mineccia (contralto), Luca Cervoni (tenor), Matteo Bellotto (bass), Ensemble Mare Nostrum; Andrea De Carlo.