You named your latest albumafter an aria, Ombra mai fu. But Baroque opera lovers are in for a surprise…

Philippe Jaroussky Philippe Jaroussky. Photo ©  Josef Fischnaller

It’s true, I played with this familiarity on purpose! The public is familiar with Ombra mai fufrom the Handel opera Serse, when in fact we owe the first Ombra mai fuin the history of music to Francesco Cavalli, from his 1654...

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