Recensioni della produzione (3)

26 set - 26 set 2022
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées  | Rappresentazioni (7)
  | Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm
 | Stage director: Clément Hervieu-Léger
11 febbraio 2016www.operanews.comStephen J. Mudge
Mithridates, King of Pontus
MITRIDATE, RE DI PONTO was written in 1770 by the fourteen-year-old Mozart for his first tour of Italy. The prodigy stuck rigidly to the opera seria form, and Mitridate’s string of da capoarias is varied only by a wonderful duet and a brief final ensemble. What points to the composer’s great future is the keen sense of characterization, along with the age-defying depth of emotion in...
11 febbraio
Mitridate - Champs Elysées Theater (2016) - Mitridate - Champs Elysées Theater (2016)
We never cease to admire Mozart's precocious genius... At an age when many teenagers naturally have dreams and concerns of their age, he composed Mithridates, his first opera seria on a libretto adapted from the Racine's eponymous tragedy. From the outset, the work was both a masterstroke and a major success for his young career as a composer. In 1770, Mozart was 14 years old and mad...
14 febbraio
Intrigues at the Ponto Palace: Mitridate at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Inspired by Racine's Mithridates (1673), this eponymous opera composed in 1770 by a Mozart who was just 14 years old is musically brilliantly performed. Too bad that the staging of this production given at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées is almost non-existent… The mise en abyme – or theater in the theater – is a process commonly used in stage productions. So here we are in the back ...