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Mozart / Juan Diego Florez


Release Date: 10/06/2017 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 543086  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Acclaimed across the globe for the beauty of his voice, the emotional power of his performances, and his extraordinarily dazzling high notes, Peruvian superstar tenor Juan Diego Flórez has in his career so far focused almost exclusively on the masterpieces of the bel canto repertoire by Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini, and others. Now, in his eagerly awaited debut recording for Sony Classical, he turns his attention to the magic of Mozart.

From his earliest studies at the conservatoire in Lima to the present day, Flórez has sung and performed Mozart’s opera arias and concert works in his recitals. But this is the first time he has chosen to record them. The album includes many of the best-loved arias from those
Read more operas. From Die Zauberflöte comes ‘Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön’. There are two arias from the late masterpiece La clemenza di Tito: ‘Del più sublime soglio’ and the anguished ‘Se all’impero’. Both tenor arias - ‘Dalla sua pace’ and ‘Il mio tesoro’ – from Don Giovanni are present too, as is the hauntingly beautiful ‘Un’aura amorosa’ from Così fan tutte. Mozart also features arias from earlier operas, including the dazzlingly virtuosic ‘Si spande al sole in faccia’ from Il re pastore, and the infectious ‘Fuor del mar’ from Idomeneo. From Die Entführung aus dem Serail is the lovely ‘Ich baue ganz auf deine Stärke’, full of amorous hopefulness, and from Mitridate, re di Ponto, composed when Mozart was just fourteen, is the fast and furious ‘Vado incontro’. The album also includes the substantial concert aria ‘Misero! O sogno’. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Idomeneo, K 366: Fuor del mar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany 
2.
Il rè pastore, K 208: Si spande al sole in faccia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1775; Salzburg, Austria 
3.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Se all' impero by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Prague, Czech Republ 
4.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Del più sublime soglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Prague, Czech Republ 
5.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Dalla sua pace by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
6.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Il mio tesoro intanto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
7.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Die Zauberflöte K. 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
9.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: Ich baue ganz auf deine Stärke by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
10.
Misero! o sogno...Aura che intorni spiri, K 431 (425b) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Minasi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra La Scintilla
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Vienna, Austria 

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