Romina Basso: “Lamento”
Arias and cantatas by Carissimi, Provenzale, Rossi, B. Strozzi. Latinitas Nostra; Chryssicos, cond. Texts and translations. Naïve V 5390.
The young Italian contralto Romina Basso is from Friuli, hard by the border with Slovenia. She has a usefully androgynous timbre that allows her convincingly to approach music written for castrati, an...
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