Mozart: The Da Ponte Operas, Muti/Vienna (9-CD)

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Discs: 9
Record Label: Warner
Release Year: 2012

From mistaken identity to inherited nobility, failed fidelity to eternal damnation, Mozart's Da Ponte operas encompass a wide range of human experience and rank among the most popular creations in music history. Celebrating the great composer-librettist partnership and featuring many acclaimed singers, this 9-CD set presents the complete collaborations, performed under the baton of leading opera maestro Riccardo Muti.

Contents:

Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492
Thomas Allen Figaro
Kathleen Battle Susanna
Jorma Hynninen Count Almaviva
Margaret Price Countess Almaviva
Ann Murray Cherubino
Kurt Rydl Bartolo
Mariana Nicolesco Marcellina
Alejandro Ramírez Don Basilio
Ernesto Gavazzi Don Curzio
Patrizia Pace Barbarina
Franco de Grandis Antonio
Vienna Philharmonic
Vienna State Opera Chorus

Mozart Don Giovanni, K. 527
William Shimell Don Giovanni
Samuel Ramey Leporello
Cheryl Studer Donna Anna
Carol Vaness Donna Elvira
Frank Lopardo Don Ottavio
Susanne Mentzer Zerlina
Natale de Carolis Masetto
Jan-Hendrik Rootering Commendatore
Vienna Philharmonic
Vienna State Opera Chorus

Mozart Così fan tutte, K. 588
Margaret Marshall Fiordiligi
Agnes Baltsa Dorabella
James Morris Guglielmo
Francisco Araiza Ferrando
Kathleen Battle Despina
José van Dam Don Alfonso
Vienna Philharmonic
Vienna State Opera Chorus