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La clemenza di TitoNew Production

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Opera Vlaanderen, AntwerpFrankrijklei 3, Antwerp, 2000, Belgium
May 23 20:00, May 25 20:00, May 27 15:00, May 30 20:00, June 01 20:00, June 03 15:00
Performers
Opera Vlaanderen
Stefano MontanariConductor
Michael HampeDirector
German DroghettiSet Designer, Costume Designer
Anat EdriSopranoServilia
Agneta EichenholzSopranoVitellia
Cecilia MolinariMezzo-sopranoAnnio
Anna GoryachovaMezzo-sopranoSesto
Lothar OdiniusTenorTito
Markus SuihkonenBassPublio
Koor Opera Vlaanderen
Symfonisch Orkest Opera Vlaanderen

In Italian with Dutch surtitles.

La clemenza di Tito not only offers a complex love story, but as an opera, it also makes a political statement. Mozart allows us to see and hear a ruler who not only symbolically, but also as a private individual, is capable of expressing sincere compassion. Emperor Tito chooses for his personal, human feeling, even though this conflicts with the national interests. The logic of the heart vetoes that of the State. The Emperor thus takes the risk of allowing a humanistic perspective to take precedence over purely political interests.

Director Michael Hampe sets La clemenza in a context of temporal shifting between present and past. For this performance of Mozart's last Italian opera, a charismatic cast has been assembled under the direction of baroque expert Stefano Montanari. As a specialist in the lyric Mozart repertoire, Lothar Odinius appears as Tito and the Swedish soprano Agneta Eichenholz plays the vengeful Vitellia. The role of the young nobleman Sesto will be sung by the young Russian mezzosoprano Anna Goryachova.

© Kati Heck | Courtesy Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
© Kati Heck | Courtesy Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
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