Mr And Mrs Hasse

The programme profiles the German-born composer Hasse, who married the widely celebrated mezzo-soprano, Faustina Bordoni.

Hasse enjoyed great success both at home in Germany and in Italy, but this was short lived.

Lucie Skeaping plays chamber, vocal and orchestral music by Hasse, and recounts tales of his diva-wife's behaviour in the opera house.

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The programme profiles the German-born composer Hasse, who married the widely celebrated mezzo-soprano, Faustina Bordoni.

Hasse enjoyed great success both at home in Germany and in Italy, but this was short lived.

Lucie Skeaping plays chamber, vocal and orchestral music by Hasse, and recounts tales of his diva-wife's behaviour in the opera house.

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A profile of the German-born composer Hasse, who married the widely celebrated mezzo-soprano Faustina Bordoni.

Hasse enjoyed great success both at home in Germany and in Italy, but this was short-lived.

Lucie Skeaping plays chamber, vocal and orchestral music by Hasse, and recounts tales of his wife's behaviour in the opera house.