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17
September 2017
Sunday
7:00 PM
Wrocław Opera
ul. Świdnicka 35, 11-400 Wrocław
Mozart – La clemenza di Tito
Performers:

Teodor Currentzis – conductor
Maximilian Schmitt – Tito (tenor)
Karina Gauvin – Vitellia (soprano)
Anna Lucia Richter – Servilia (soprano)
Stéphanie d`Oustrac – Sesto (soprano)
Jeanine De Bique – Annio (mezzo-soprano)
Willard White – Publio (bass)
musicAeterna Orchestra and Choir

Programme:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
La clemenza di Tito
K. 621 (concert version)
Excerpts from Great Mass in C Minor, K. 427: Kyrie, Laudamus te, Qui tollis, Benedictus
Adagio and Fugue C Minor,
K. 546
Mauerische Trauermusik
K. 477

The event is presented in collaboration with the Wrocław Opera

Orkiestra i Chór musicAeterna, fot. materiały prasowe

The finale of the 52nd  International Festival Wratislavia Cantans will be devoted to the brilliant work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Ahead of us is an exceptional productiON presented in collaboration with the Wroclaw Opera:  the staging of the last opera of the great Viennese Classicist, La clemenza di Tito.

La clemenza di Tito was created specifically for the crowning ceremony of Emperor Leopold II for the king of Bohemia. Mozart was writing it in a huge haste – he received the commission in July 1791, and the premiere was scheduled for September! Why did the composer even agree to create a coronation opera? Apparently, Domenico Guardasoni, who was responsible for organizing proper celebration of the imperial ceremony, found ways to persuade him. The subject of the work was inspired by the nickname – “German Titus” – that Leopold II was given a few years earlier. Due to limited time, it was decided to create a libretto based on the popular musical adaptation of a text by famous lyricist and writer Pietro Metastasia. It is a pity that the opera filled with truly virtuoso arias has been forgotten for so many years, “reborn” only at the end of the last century, when it began to be staged more frequently in theaters around the world. Mozart composed La clemenza di Tito at the same time he made his famous singspiel – The Magic Flute. And though he had completed the story of the young prince Tamino a little earlier than La clemenza di Tito, it premiered exactly twenty-four days after the coronation of Leopold II.

During the final evening at Wratislavia Cantans, Mozart's La clemenza di Tito will be performed by an international group of soloists accompanied by the musicAeterna Orchestra and Choir. This exciting Russian vocal-instrumental ensemble is one of today’s most captivating groups specializing in early music. Open to challenges and unconventional projects, the artists are also successful in performing 20th century repertoire.

Tickets:
SEAT TYPE KINDS OF TICKETS PRICES
VIP
  • Bilet VIP
180 PLN
I kategoria
  • I kat - Bilet normalny
  • I kat - Bilet ulgowy
130 PLN
110 PLN
II kategoria
  • II kat - Bilet normalny
  • II kat - Bilet ulgowy
100 PLN
80 PLN
III kategoria
  • III kat - Bilet normalny
  • III kat - Bilet ulgowy
70 PLN
50 PLN
Bilety na to wydarzenie nie podlegają zwrotowi. / Tickets for this event are not refundable.
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The 52nd International Festival Wratislavia Cantans 2017

The National Forum of Music, plac Wolności 1, 50-071 Wrocław, co-managed by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, City of Wrocław and Lower Silesian Province, registered in Rejestr Instytucji Kultury run by the City of Wrocław as RIK 38/2014.

Patrons:

Wdrożenie e-usług w Filharmonii im. Witolda Lutosławskiego we Wrocławiu - etap 2 współfinansowany jest przez Unię Europejską ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego dla województwa dolnośląskiego na lata 2007 - 2013 oś priorytetowa 6. Wykorzystanie i promocja potencjału turystycznego o kulturalnego Dolnego Śląska (Turystyka i Kultura), działanie 6.5. Działania wspierające infrastrukturę turystyczną i kulturową.