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Commissioned for the coronation of Leopold II in Prague, Mozart’s last opera is a deep, humane reflection on relationships, power and forgiveness. With the composition of some of the most beautiful passages in his oeuvre, Mozart has succeeded in giving this opera seria both a noble sobriety and transparent instrumentation, to which this commanding production by the Herrmann partnership does full justice on all levels. Susan Graham’s most extraordinary Sesto and Christoph Prégardien’s superb Tito set the standard for this riveting Opéra national de Paris performance, conducted by the outstanding Sylvain Cambreling.
“An evening of overwhelming beauty.” Le Monde
“Everybody was taken by the warmth and the emotion in Susan Graham’s voice as well as her breathtaking acting.” Le Figaro
Running time 212 mins
Region code All regions
Video codec: AVC/MPEG-4
Disc size: BD50
Picture format 1080i High Definition / 16:9
Sound format 2.0 PCM & 5.0 DTS Master Audio
Menu language EN
“Everybody was taken by the warmth and the emotion in Susan Graham’s voice as well as her breathtaking acting”
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