SalonEra highlights queer artists working in the realm of Baroque opera, delving into how issues of representation, community, and queer love are reflected in the plots and vocal writing of 17th and 18th century works for the stage. Featured guests include musicologist Jessica Peritz, contralto Vicki St. Pierre, and male soprano Elijah McCormack.
Debra Nagy, host & executive producer
Shelby Yamin, associate producer
Hannah De Priest, podcast producer
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REMOTE ARTIST SPONSOR (ELIJAH MCCORMACK)
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Mad Scene from Orlando, HWV31: “Ah! stigie larve” — “Già latra Cerbero” — “Vaghe pupille”
Bradamante’s aria from Alcina, “E gelosia”
Ruggiero’s aria from Alcina, “Verdi prati”
Tolomeo’s aria from Giulio Cesare, L’empio, sleale, indegno”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Sextus’ aria from Idomeneo, “Parto, ma tu ben mio”