A-Z OF MOZART OPERA
1 August 2024 – Austria
Mozart was a born theatre animal, never happier than with the whiff of greasepaint in his nostrils. In their operatic A-Z The Mozartists present an ingenious chronological journey that travels from A (the Latin drama Apollo et Hyacinthus, composed when he was eleven) to Z (Die Zauberflöte, from his hectic final year, 1791). En route they take in solos and ensembles from rarities such as the sparkling Italian comedy La finta semplice and the unfinished harem opera Zaide.
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