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Mozart: Idomeneo

John Mark Ainsley | Pavol Breslik | Juliane Banse | Annette Dasch | Rainer Trost | Guy de Mey | Steven Humes | Chor und Extrachor der Bayerischen Staatsoper | Bewegungschor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Kent Nagano

With this wonderful production, Mozart’s “Munich” opera returns to the place where it was first performed in 1781, the lovingly restored Cuvilliés Theatre, a veritable jewel of Rococo architecture. In Dieter Dorn’s production, the characters are real people of flesh and blood, their emotions and conflicts intelligible to every member of the audience. The cast includes some of the finest Mozart singers of our day, headed by the British tenor John Mark Ainsley in the title role, while Kent Nagano in the orchestra pit appears to unleash an elemental force of nature.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo Dramma per musica in drei Akten Giambattista Varesco

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NTSC 16:9
Sound format
PCM Stereo
Dolby Digital 5.1
dts 5.1
Total running time
176 mins
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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English, French, German
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