Aural Tapestry – Il Castrati

Bartolomeo Nazarie - Portrait of Farinelli 1734 - Royal College of Music London
Bartolomeo Nazarie – Portrait of Farinelli 1734 – Royal College of Music London

Join Chris Chambers in his exploration of the abnormal and the sublime when he examines the fascinating world of the castrati, the prima donas of the opera stage in the 18th century.