Mozart: The Great Operas

Department : Music Gifts
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Featuring recordings made during the last ten years from some of the world's leading opera houses, this collection offers an acclaimed series of productions that present consummate interpretations of Mozart's scores through striking set designs and peerless singing, paying homage to a group of masterpieces which are just as relevant today as when they were first performed.

Ramón Vargas (Idomeneo) · Magdalena Koz ená (Idamante) · Ekaterina Siurina (Ilia) Anja Harteros (Elettra) · Salzburger Bachchor · Camerata Salzburg Sir Roger Norrington (conductor) · Ursel and Karl-Ernst Herrmann (directors)

Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Laura Aikin (Konstanze) · Edgaras Montvidas (Belmonte) · Kurt Rydl (Osmin) Mojca Erdmann (Blonde) · Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera Netherlands Chamber Orchestra · Constantinos Carydis (conductor) · Johan Simons (director)

Le nozze di Figaro
Peter Mattei (Count Almaviva) · Christiane Oelze (Countess Almaviva) · Heidi Grant Murphy (Susanna) Lorenzo Regazzo (Figaro) · Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra national de Paris Sylvain Cambreling (conductor) · Christoph Marthaler (director)

Don Giovanni
Carlos Álvarez (Don Giovanni) · Lorenzo Regazzo (Leporello) · María Bayo (Donna Anna) José Bros (Don Ottavio) · Sonia Ganassi (Donna Elvira) · Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real · Victor Pablo Pérez (conductor) · Lluís Pasqual (director)

Così fan tutte
Miah Persson (Fiordiligi) · Anke Vondung (Dorabella) · Topi Lehtipuu (Ferrando) Luca Pisaroni (Guglielmo) · The Glyndebourne Chorus Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment · Iván Fischer (conductor) · Nicholas Hytner (director)

La clemenza di Tito
Christoph Prégardien (Tito) · Catherine Naglestad (Vitellia) · Susan Graham (Sesto) Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra national de Paris · Sylvain Cambreling (conductor) Ursel and Karl-Ernst Herrmann (directors)

Die Zauberflöte
Saimir Pirgu (Tamino) · Genia Kühmeier (Pamina) · Alex Esposito (Pagageno) Albina Shagimuratova (Queen of Night) · Günther Groissböck (Sarastro) Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala · Roland Böer (conductor) William Kentridge (director)

Press Reviews
"An evening of overwhelming beauty." (Le Monde - La Clemenza di Tito)

"Carlos Álvarez ... wholly dominates this opera with a nasty, driven reading of the lecher and bully. Like London, he sings with dark-hued intensity throughout. His must be the best Don about today." (Gramophone - Don Giovanni)

"...they are good actors! Lorenzo Regazzo as Figaro is a find: lively, young-looking and equipped with a strong, steady bass-voice, full of expression." (Musicweb International - Le Nozze di Figaro)

"... one of the three perfect operatic performances that I have ever been to." (BBC Music Magazine - Così fan tutte)

" Constantinos Carydis conducts the excellent Netherlands CO with zest and a fair sense of period style." (Gramophone - Die Entführung aus dem Serail)

"Don't miss this visually enchanting and thought-provoking treat." (Gramophone - Die Zauberflöte)

"A vocal ensemble of the highest quality ... this was scintillating as well as moving Mozart." (Salzburger Volkszeitung - Idomeneo)

Company: Salzburg Festival; Paris Opera; Teatro Real; Glyndebourne; La Scala

Disc Information
Catalogue Number: OA1131BD
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic
Subtitles: ALL: EN; FR; DE; ES; IT (+ Idomeneo: CH; Entfuhrung: NE)
Label: Opus Arte

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