Mozart: Così fan tutte [DVD]

Mozart: Così fan tutte [DVD]

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“He was out to create something ‘unheard-of’,” observed conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt beforehand. And true to form: What the conductor had to offer as he commenced...

“He was out to create something ‘unheard-of’,” observed conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt beforehand. And true to form: What the conductor had to offer as he commenced his Mozart/Da Ponte cycle in the Theater an der Wien was something we “had never before heard like this” (Kurier). Nikolaus Harnoncourt, “master” of period performance practice, realized a project that had long been one of his dearest wishes: for the first time, he and his “original-sound orchestra” Concentus Musicus and his personal choice of singers were presenting the complete Mozart/Da Ponte cycle and harvesting the fruits of his Mozart research – an “enthusiastically acclaimed cycle!” (news.at). During an intensive phase of rehearsal and preparation, he was in search of a Mozart hermeneutic resting on historical sources and yet anchored in our own time, in order to stage the whole Da Ponte “trilogy” – Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte – in a matter of a mere six weeks. “The culmination of Harnoncourt’s involvement with [Mozart’s Da Ponte operas] – A Mozart drawn from historical sources and yet anchored in our own time.” (Die Presse)



Product Description:


  • Release Date: May 21, 2021


  • UPC: 814337017514


  • Catalog Number: 804108


  • Label: Unitel Edition


  • Number of Discs: 2


  • Period: ""


  • Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Concentus Musicus Wien


  • Performer: Andrè Schuen, Elisabeth Kulman, Katija Dragojevic, Mari Eriksmoen, Markus Werba, Mauro Peter