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OperaVision celebrates Mozart!

European digital platform that offers classical programming transmissions invites to Mozart Festival to be held from March 11 to April 17, with seven live performances of the austrian composer.

 

 

Wolfgang fans will be served to the highest standards on OperaVision, with its Mozart Festival running from 11 March to 17 April. Seven performances from five opera companies will be streamed, live and on-demand.

 

We open the festivities with the masterpiece Don Giovanni, brought in a fusion of modern and rococo styles by young Finnish actor-director Jussi Nikkilä, live from Finnish National Opera & Ballet.

 

The central event of OperaVision Mozart festival are the live streams of La Monnaie’s Da Ponte trilogy, with all three pieces staged by the same artistic team – Clarac-Deloeuil > Le Lab. These French directors have interlaced the stories of Le nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte and Don Giovanni, with some artists doubling up in two roles under the baton of Antonello Manacorda.

 

In April, Bergen National Opera brings you La clemenza di Tito, Mozart’s last opera, written for the coronation of Leopold II as king of Bohemia. This new Norwegian production, which opens on 21 March 2020, is directed by the acclaimed young director Rodula Gaitanou.

 

Follows the controversially exotic title Die Entführung aus dem Serail in a mesmerising production
by David McVicar first staged at Glyndebourne in 2015.

 

We close with Il sogno di Scipione, written by a 15-year-old Mozart, in a production from the iconic Teatro La Fenice Venice in collaboration with the Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia for the sets and costumes, and the young talents of the Atelier della Fenice al Teatro Malibran in the chorus.

 

For more information please contact Luke O’Shaughnessy, Project Manager, on luke@opera-europa.org.

 

OperaVision is a free streaming platform co-financed by the European Union’s Creative Europe programme. It offers full length performances, extracts, thematic features, behind-the-scenes insights, activities for teachers and parents, and much more. Visit www.operavision.eu

 

Programme

  • 11/03/2020 Don Giovanni – Finnish National Opera & Ballet
  • 19/03/2020 Così fan tutte – La Monnaie Brussels
  • 21/03/2020 Le nozze di Figaro – La Monnaie Brussels
  • 24/03/2020 Don Giovanni – La Monnaie Brussels
  • 3/04/2020 La clemenza di Tito Bergen National Opera
  • 10/04/2020 Die Entführung aus dem Serail – Glyndebourne
  • 17/04/2020 Il sogno di Scipione Teatro La Fenice Venice
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