Mitridate, Re di Ponto (Concentus Musicus Wien)

Overview

Astonishingly, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart penned his first opera, Mitridate, Re di Ponto, at the tender age of 14. The work plunges into the dark heart of the inner circle of Mithridates, king of Pontus, the dark tower of a nemesis who dwarfed and tried to stamp out the Roman empire. This Jean-Pierre Ponnelle stage production of the work, which Ponnelle mounted and staged at Vicenza's Teatro Olimpico in 1986, stars Gosta Winbergh as Mithridates, Yvonne Kenny as Aspasia, Ann Murray as Sifare, Anne Gjevag as Farnace, ...
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Overview

Astonishingly, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart penned his first opera, Mitridate, Re di Ponto, at the tender age of 14. The work plunges into the dark heart of the inner circle of Mithridates, king of Pontus, the dark tower of a nemesis who dwarfed and tried to stamp out the Roman empire. This Jean-Pierre Ponnelle stage production of the work, which Ponnelle mounted and staged at Vicenza's Teatro Olimpico in 1986, stars Gosta Winbergh as Mithridates, Yvonne Kenny as Aspasia, Ann Murray as Sifare, Anne Gjevag as Farnace, and Joan Rodgers as Ismene. The Concentus Musicus Wien, conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, provides musical accompaniment.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/11/2006
  • UPC: 044007341278
  • Original Release: 1986
  • Rating:

  • Source: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: DTS / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 2:04:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 53,135

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gosta Winbergh Mitridate
Yvonne Kenny Aspasia
Ann Murray Sifare
Anne Gjevang Farbace
Joan Rodgers Ismene
Peter Straka Marzio
Massimiliano Roncato Arbate
Nikolaus Harnoncourt Conductor
Technical Credits
Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Director, Set Decoration/Design
Xaver Schwarzenberger Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mozart: Mitridate, Re di Ponto - Harnoncourt
1. Overture (Opening Credits/Cast) [5:16]
2. N. 1 Aria: "Al Destin, Che la Minaccia" (Aspasia) [4:57]
3. Recitativo Accompagnato: "Qual Tumulto Nell'alma" (Sifare) [1:38]
4. N. 2 Aria: "Soffre il Mio Cor con Pace" (Sifare) [2:49]
5. Recitativo: "All'ara Innanzi Dammi la Destra" (Farnace, Aspasia, Sifare, Arbate) [2:01]
6. N. 4 Aria: "Nel Sen Mi Palpita" (Aspasia) [2:13]
7. Recitativo: "Un Tale Addio, Germano" (Farnace, Sifare) [:39]
8. N. 7 Marcia [1:51]
9. N. 8 Cavata: "Se di Lauri il Crine Adorno" (Mitridate)) [4:45]
10. Recitativo: "Tutti Ha Dispersi d'Otto Lustri i Sudor" (Mitridate, Sifare, Farnace, Ismene) [1:40]
11. N. 9 Aria: "In Faccia All'oggetto" (Ismene) [3:43]
12. Recitativo: "Ascolta" (Mitridate, Arbate) [1:20]
13. Recitativo Accompagnato: "Respira Alfin" (Mitridate) [2:14]
14. N. 10 Aria: "Quel Ribelle e Quell'ingrato" (Mitridate) [3:02]
15. Recitativo: "Questo È l'Amor, Farnace" (Ismene, Farnace) [1:31]
16. N. 11 Aria: "Va', l'Error Mio Palesa" (Farnace) [2:47]
17. Recitativo: "Perfido, Ascolta!" (Ismene, Mitridate, Aspasia, Sifare) [5:25]
18. Recitativo Accompagnato: "Non Più, Regina, Oh Dio! Non Più" (Sifare, Aspasia) [3:14]
19. N. 13 Aria: "Lungi Da Te, Mio Bene" (Sifare) [8:40]
20. Recitativo: "Grazie Ai Numi Partì" (Aspasia) [1:58]
21. N. 14 Aria: "Nel Grave Tormento" (Aspasia) [5:18]
22. Recitativo: "Ancora, Mercé di Tue Preghiere" (Mitridate, Ismene, Sifare, Farnace, Marzio) [3:37]
23. N. 15 Aria: "So Quanto a Te Dispiace" (Ismene) [3:24]
24. Recitativo: "Ah, Giacché Son Tradito" (Farnace) [:19]
25. N. 16 Aria: "Son Reo, l'Error Confesso" (Farnace) [3:11]
26. Recitativo: "E Crederai, Signor" (Sifare, Mitridate, Aspasia) [2:42]
27. N. 17 Aria: "Già di Pietà Mi Spoglio" (Mitridate) [2:11]
28. Recitativo: "Sifare, Per Pietà Stringi l'Acciaro" (Aspasia, Sifare) [:52]
29. Recitativo Accompagnato: "Io Sposa di Quel Mostro" (Aspasia, Sifare) [2:14]
30. N. 18 Duetto: "Se Viver Non Degg'io" (Sifare, Aspasia) [6:39]
31. Recitativo: "A Terra, Vani Impacci del Capo" (Aspasia, Mitridate, Arbate) [2:19]
32. N. 20 Aria: "Vado Incontro al Fato Estremo" (Mitridate) [2:45]
33. Recitativo: "Lagrime Intempestive" (Aspasia) [:36]
34. N. 21 Recitativo Accompagnato e Cavatina: "Ah Ben Ne Fui Presaga... Pallid'ombre, Che Scorgete" (Aspasia) [8:57]
35. Recitativo: "Che Fai, Regina?" (Sifare, Aspasia) [:54]
36. N. 22 Aria: "Se il Rigor d'Ingrata Sorte" (Sifare) [2:40]
37. Recitativo: "Sorte Crudel, Stelle Inimiche!" (Farnace, Marzio) [1:48]
38. Recitativo Accompagnato: "Vadasi... O Ciel!" (Farnace) [1:29]
39. N. 24 Aria: "Già Dagli Occhi il Velo È Tolto" (Farnace) [6:05]
40. Recitativo: "Figlio, Non Più" (Mitridate, Sifare, Aspasia, Ismene [2:34]
41. N. 25 Coro: "Non Si Ceda al Campidoglio" (Aspasia, Sifare, Ismene, Arbate, Farnace) [1:07]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Mozart: Mitridate, Re di Ponto - Harnoncourt
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      Introduction by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
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