THURSDAY APRIL 10 at 14.00 GMT on BBC RADIO 3
La Clemenza di Tito recorded at La Monnaie last year
With Gens, Bonitatibus and Grevelius
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Mozart’s politically charged La Clemenza di Tito – completed in 1791, the last year of his life – is a tale of passion, intrigue and divided loyalties, set in Ancient Rome. Kurt Streit and Veronique Gens star in this production from La Monnaie in Brussels.
Tito, Roman Emperor ….. Kurt Streit (tenor),
Vitellia, daughter of the deposed Emperor ….. Véronique Gens (soprano)
Sesto, friend of Tito, in love with Vitelia ….. Anna Bonitatibus (mezzo),
Annio, friend of Sesto, in love with Servilia ….. Anna Grevelius (mezzo)
Servilia, sister of Sesto, in love with Annio ….. Simona Saturová (soprano),
Publio, commander of the Praetorian Guard ….. Alex Esposito (bass),
Chorus and Orchestra of Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels,
Ludovic Morlot (conductor).
*Or watch the production on demand HERE*
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