Mozart at Glyndebourne

Release Date: 3/23/2018
Label: Opus Arte
Catalog Number: OA 1245BD
Number of Discs: 5
Length: 558 Minutes

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These three facets in the prism of Mozart’s operatic genius shine in Glyndebourne’s typically thought-provoking productions, featuring skilled singer–actors buoyed by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s luminous period sound. Nicholas Hytner’s beautiful, ‘shockingly traditional’ production of Così fan tutte frames artful performances teased by Ivan Fischer from an outstanding international cast of convincing young lovers. Michael Grandage’s staging of Le nozze di Figaro is Glyndebourne’s seventh in a line stretching back to the company’s 1934 début production. Marshalled by the ‘ideal pacing’ of Robin Ticciati, a youthful cast of principals has ‘no weak link’ and ‘looks gorgeous’ (The Sunday Times). David McVicar’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail offers a ‘mesmerising, sensitive ... outstanding’ portrayal of Enlightenment-era fascination with the East that is both ‘exquisitely acted and sung’ (The Guardian), and Ticciati leads the OAE through a restored, authentic rendition of the critical score with ‘lovely fizz’ and ‘poignant gravitas’. (The Independent). "Glorious orchestral playing and magnificent singing under Iván Fischer" ( Cosi fan tutte - BBC Music Magazine) "Finely conducted by Robin Ticciati, McVicar’s production of Mozart’s Turkish comedy is a vocal and visual treat." (Die Entführung - The Stage) "... this is a Figaro of rare grace, naturalness and charm." (Le Nozze di Figaro - The Daily Telegraph)

Works on This Recording
1. Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492 (Glyndebourne, 2012) (NTSC) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lydia Teuscher (Soprano), Nicholas Folwell (Bass), Sally Matthews (Soprano), Sarah Shafer (Soprano), Vito Priante (Bass), Alan Oke (Tenor), Andrew Shore (Bass), Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano), Audun Iversen (Bass), Colin Judson (Tenor), Ellie Laugharne (Soprano), Isabel Leonard (Mezzo-soprano), Katie Bray (Soprano)
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Written: 1786 ;
Performer: Lydia Teuscher (Soprano), Nicholas Folwell (Bass), Sally Matthews (Soprano), Sarah Shafer (Soprano), Vito Priante (Bass), Alan Oke (Tenor), Andrew Shore (Bass), Ann Murray (Mezzo-soprano), Audun Iversen (Bass), Colin Judson (Tenor), Ellie Laugharne (Soprano), Isabel Leonard (Mezzo-soprano), Katie Bray (Soprano)
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Written: 1786 ;
3. Così fan tutte, K. 588 (Glyndebourne, 2006) (NTSC) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Ainhoa Garmendia (Soprano), Anke Vondung (Alto), Luca Pisaroni (Bass-baritone), Miah Persson (Soprano), Nicolas Rivenq (Baritone), Topi Lehtipuu (Tenor)
Conductor: Iván Fischer
Written: 1790 ;
Performer: Ainhoa Garmendia (Soprano), Anke Vondung (Alto), Luca Pisaroni (Bass-baritone), Miah Persson (Soprano), Nicolas Rivenq (Baritone), Topi Lehtipuu (Tenor)
Conductor: Iván Fischer
Written: 1790 ;
5. Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Abduction from the Seraglio), K. 384 (Glyndebourne, 2015) (NTSC) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Brenden Patrick Gunnell (Tenor), Edgaras Montvidas (Tenor), Franck Saurel (Actor), Jonas Cradock (Tenor), Mari Eriksmoen (Soprano), Sally Matthews (Soprano), Tobias Kehrer (Bass)
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Written: 1782 ;
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