Nicola Porpora

Nicola (Antonio) Porpora (or Niccolò Porpora) (1686-1768) was an Italian composer and teacher of singing of the Baroque era, whose most famous singing students were the castrati Farinelli and Caffarelli. Other students included composers Matteo Capranica and Joseph Haydn. Besides some four dozen operas, there are oratorios, solo cantatas with keyboard accompaniment, motets and vocal serenades.

Recordings on Musica Ficta

1 Scroll to Top