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Mozart's Courtly Operas

The elevation of courtly opera by Mozart

Mozart's Courtly Operas The elevation of courtly opera by Mozart

About

This one-hour film shows how Mozart successfully elevated "opera seria," or courtly opera, to a compelling spectacle, where the beauty and richness of musical invention go hand in hand with the arousal of a particular emotion, both intense and idealized.

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Details

  • Directed by: Andy Sommer
  • Production date: 2000
  • Duration: 53 min
  • Production: © Cadoreaux / Dreamtime Productions
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • H.C. Robbins Landon | Host, Musicologist
  • Sir Roger Norrington | Host
  • Karl-Ernst Hermann | Stage director
  • Ursel Hermann | Stage director
  • Jonathan Miller | Stage director
  • Peter Mussbach | Stage director

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