French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky sings Antonio Vivaldi’s “Vedrò con mio diletto” (English: I will see with joy) on French TV on February 28th, 2007. Later on that evening, he is awarded 2007 best French lyrical artist.


Vedrò con mio diletto

Vedrò con mio diletto
l’alma dell’alma mia
Il core del mio cor pien di contento.
E se dal caro oggetto
lungi convien che sia
Sospirerò penando ogni momento…

I will see with joy

I will see with joy,
the soul of my soul
heart of my heart full of content.
And if from my dear object
I be far away
I’ll be sighing, suffering every moment…

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