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Mozart: Così Fan Tutte / Barenboim, Staatsoper Berlin

Mozart / Kammerloher / Roschmann / Barenboim
Release Date: 12/02/2003 
Label:  Tdk   Catalog #: OPCFT  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Katharina KammerloherWerner GüraHanno Müller-BrachmannDaniela Bruera,   ... 
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Cast:
Dorabella: Katharina Kammerloher
Fiordiligi: Dorothea Roschmann
Guglielmo: Hanno Muller-Brachmann
Ferrando: Werner Gura
Despina: Daniela Bruera
Don Alfonso: Roman Trekel
Director: Doris Dorrie

Picture Format: 16:9 Anamorph
Sound Format: PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Running Time: 172 mins
Region Code: NTSC All
Booklet Languages: GB, F, D
Recording Date: 1st September 2002

A revolutionary treatment of one of the "sacred cows" of the opera repertoire. Daniel Barenboim, who here conducts, invited Munich film director Doris Dorrie to produce Cosi fan tutte for the Staatsoper Berlin in 2002, and the resulting
Read more project drew plaudits from die-hard Mozart fans as well as introducing a whole new generation to the opera genre.

Dorrie, long established on the German cinema scene as a master of comic genius, chose to stage her Cosi in the 1970s when the Flower Power revolution was in full swing. A stage bedecked with giant flowers and costumes as colourful as the music provide the background for this "hippie musical" under the motto: "To cheat on your partner or not, that is the question."

"The story makes sense in a Seventies context. It was a time when you could be accused of procuring if you were shameless enough to let your daughter stay with a male school friend overnight. But it was also a time of rebellion against this outmoded morality."
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Works on This Recording

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Così fan tutte, K 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Katharina Kammerloher (Alto), Werner Güra (Tenor), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (Bass Baritone),
Daniela Bruera (Soprano), Roman Trekel (Baritone), Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 

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