Nezet-Seguin: Mozart - La Clemenza di Tito (24/96 FLAC)
Nezet-Seguin: Mozart – La Clemenza di Tito (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Audio CD
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Size: 2.76 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Rolando Villazón – Tito
Marina Rebeka – Vitellia
Joyce DiDonato – Sesto
Tara Erraught – Annio
Regula Mühlemann – Servilia
Adam Plachetka – Publio

Chamber Orchestra of Europe
RIAS Kammerchor
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

01. Act 1: Overture
02. Act 1: “Ma che? sempre l’istesso”
03. Act 1: “Come ti piace imponi”
04. Act 1: “Amico, il passo affretta”
05. Act 1: “Deh se piacer mi vuoi”
06. Act 1: “Amico, ecco il momento”
07. Act 1: “Deh prendi un dolce amplesso”
08. Act 1: Marcia
09. Act 1: “Serbate, oh Dei custodi”
10. Act 1: “Te della patria il Padre” – “Basta, basta, oh miei fidi”
11. Act 1: Marcia Reprise
12. Act 1: “Adesso, oh Sesto, parla per me”
13. Act 1: “Del più sublime”
14. Act 1: “Non ci pentiam”
15. Act 1: “Ah perdona al primo affetto”
16. Act 1: “Che mi rechi in quel foglio?”
17. Act 1: “Di Tito al piè”
18. Act 1: “Ah, se fosse intorno al trono”
19. Act 1: “Felice me!” – “Ancora mi schernisce?”
20. Act 1: “Parto, ma tu ben mio”
21. Act 1: “Vedrai, Tito, vedrai”
22. Act 1: “Vengo… aspettate… Sesto!…”
23. Act 1: “Oh Dei, che smania è questa”
24. Act 1: “Deh conservate, oh Dei” – “Sesto!”
25. Act 1: “Sesto!” – Andante
26. Act 2: “Sesto, come tu credi”
27. Act 2: “Torna di Tito”
28. Act 2: “Partir deggio, o restar?”
29. Act 2: “Sesto! – Che chiedi?”
30. Act 2: “Se al volto mai ti senti”
31. Act 2: “Ah, grazie si rendano” – “È tutto colà d’intorno”
32. Act 2: “Già de’ pubblici giuochi”
33. Act 2: “Tardi s’avvede”
34. Act 2: “No, così scellerato”
35. Act 2: “Cesare, nol diss’io”
36. Act 2: “Tu fosti tradito”
37. Act 2: “Che orror! che tradimento!” – “Ingrato!”
38. Act 2: “Quello di Tito è il volto!” – “Odimi, oh Sesto”
39. Act 2: “Eppur mi fa pietà”
40. Act 2: “Deh per questo istante solo”
41. Act 2: “Ove s’intese mai”
42. Act 2: “Se all’impero”
43. Act 2: “Publio, ascolta!”
44. Act 2: “Ah, Vitellia”
45. Act 2: “S’altro che lagrime”
46. Act 2: “Ecco il punto, oh Vitellia”
47. Act 2: “Non più di fiori”
48. Act 2: “Che del ciel, che degli Dei”
49. Act 2: “Sesto, de’ tuoi delitti”
50. Act 2: “Ma che giorno è mai questo?”
51. Act 2: “Tu, è ver, m’assolvi, Augusto”

This is the fifth instalment of DG’s series of seven Mozart operas conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and initiated by Rolando Villazón, in collaboration with Festspielhaus Baden Baden and with the generous support of ROLEX For La Clemenza di Tito, Mozart’s last opera about the benevolent Emperor Titus who pardons an attempt on his own life, Rolando and Yannick – new music director of the MET – are joined by outstanding partners: A stellar cast in every role and specialist handpicked orchestra playing at their best in the stunning venue of Festspielhaus Baden-Baden Rolando adds yet another intriguing Mozart role to his already large discography. This time it is his role debut as Tito, reinforcing again his love for Mozart: “No composer has spoken to as directly as Mozart. I feel like I have a soul mate in him.”

In addition Rolando has been named Artistic Director of the Salzburg Mozart Week Previous productions in this series are: Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Grammy Award Nomination) and Le Nozze di Figaro (Grammy Award Nomination & Echo Klassik Award).

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