Mozart: Idomeneo / Jacobs, Croft, Fink

Release Date: 6/9/2009
Catalog Number: HMC902036
Conductor: René Jacobs
Number of Discs: 3

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The most famous of Mozart's opere serie has also been the most controversial not in his lifetime, but in the 20th century! Many commentators of that period saw it only as the final metamorphosis of an outdated genre, whereas, on the contrary, the young Mozart threw himself into the work with true creative fury. But that injustice has now been overcome, as is demonstrated here: after a series of distinguished Mozart operatic recordings, notably La clemenza di Tito, René Jacobs has shown he has all the requisite vigour to perform this dazzling composition, given here in the absolutely complete text Mozart intended for its premiere in Munich on 29 January 1781. DVD Filmed in December 2008 in Paris (Salle pleyel) & Wuppertl, Germany (Immanuelskirche) Format:NTSC Total time:45'50 All zones 16:9 aspect ratio Eng/Fr/Ger
Works on This Recording
1. Idomeneo, K 366 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Richard Croft (Tenor), Luca Tittoto (Bass), Nicolas Rivenq (Baritone), Alexandrina Pendatchanska (Soprano), Sunhae Im (Soprano), Bernarda Fink (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: René Jacobs
Period: Classical
Written: 1781 ; Munich, Germany
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