Nicola Porpora (17 August 1686 – 3 March 1768) was a Neapolitan composer of Baroque operas and teacher of singing, whose most famous singing student was the castrato Farinelli. Other students included composers Matteo Capranica and Joseph Haydn.
Work: Carlo il Calvo, dramma per musica in three acts, first performance spring 1738, Teatro delle Dame, Rome.
Libretto: Francesco Silvani
Orchestra: Concerto Köln
Conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado