Mozart: Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K87

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Mozart: Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K87

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Signum

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SIGCD400

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4

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13th Oct 2014

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0635212040027

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3 hours 43 minutes

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Mozart: Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K87


Barry Banks (Mitridate), Miah Persson (Aspasia), Sophie Bevan (Sifare), Lawrence Zazzo (Farnace), Klara Ek (Ismene), Robert Murray (Marzio), Anna Devin (Arbate)

The Orchestra of Classical Opera, Ian Page

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Classical Opera continue their series of Mozart Operas on Signum with Mozart’s 'Mitridate, re di Ponto', K. 87 (74a).

As well as the complete opera, this 4CD digipak release includes a bonus disc featuring the original versions of a number of arias from the opera that Mozart subsequently changed in the final version.

First Recording of the opera to include Mozart's original versions of seven arias and a duet German, French & Italian translations of synopsis and notes at www.classicalopera.co.uk/recordings/mitridate

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Overture

Allegro

Andante grazioso

Presto

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 1: Recitative, "Vieni, Signor" (Arbate, Sifare)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 1: Recitative, "Vieni, Signor" (Arbate, Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 2

Recitative, "Se a me s’unisce Arbate" (Sifare, Aspasia)

No. 1, Aria, "Al destin, che la minaccia" (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 3

Recitative, "Qual tumulto nell’alma" (Sifare)

No. 2, Aria, "Soffre il mio cor con pace" (Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 4: Recitative, "Sin a quando, o Regina" (Farnace, Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 4: Recitative, "Sin a quando, o Regina" (Farnace, Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 5: Recitative, "Ferma, o germano" (Sifare, Farnace, Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 5: Recitative, "Ferma, o germano" (Sifare, Farnace, Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 6

Recitative, "All’ire freno, Principi, olà" (Arbate, Sifare, Farnace)

No. 3, Aria, "L’odio nel cor frenate" (Arbate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 7

Recitative, "Principe, che facemmo!" (Farnace, Sifare, Aspasia)

No. 4, Aria, "Nel sen mi palpita" (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 8

Recitative, "Un tale addio, germano" (Farnace, Sifare)

No. 5, Aria, "Parto: Nel gran cimento" (Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 9

Recitative, ”Eccovi in un momento sconvolti” (Farnace, Marzio)

No. 6, Aria, ”Venga pur, minacci e frema” (Farnace)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 10

No. 7, Marcia, Maestoso

No. 8, Cavata, "Se di lauri il crine adorno” (Mitridate)

Recitative, ”Tu mi revedi, Arbate” (Mitridate, Ismene, Arbate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 11

Recitative, ”Su la temuta destra” (Sifare, Mitridate, Farnace, Ismene)

No. 9, Aria, ”In faccia all’oggetto” (Ismene)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 12: Recitative, ”Teme Ismene a ragion” (Mitridate, Arbate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 12: Recitative, ”Teme Ismene a ragion” (Mitridate, Arbate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act I, Scene 13

Accompanied Recitative, ”Respira alfin, respira” (Mitridate)

No. 10, Aria, “Quel ribelle e quell’ingrato” (Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 1

Recitative, “Questo è l’amor, Farnace” (Ismene, Farnace)

No. 11, Aria, “Va, l’error mio palesa” (Farnace)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 2: Recitative, “Perfido, ascolta” (Ismene, Mitridate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 2: Recitative, “Perfido, ascolta” (Ismene, Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 3: Recitative, “Eccomi a’ cenni tuoi” (Aspasia, Mitridate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 3: Recitative, “Eccomi a’ cenni tuoi” (Aspasia, Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 4

Recitative, “Respiro, oh Dei!” (Aspasia, Sifare, Mitridate)

No. 12, Aria, “Tu che fedel mi sei” (Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 5: Recitative, “Che dirò? Che ascoltai?” (Sifare, Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 5: Recitative, “Che dirò? Che ascoltai?” (Sifare, Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 6: Recitative, “Alla tua fede il padre, Sifare, applaude” (Arbate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 6: Recitative, “Alla tua fede il padre, Sifare, applaude” (Arbate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 7

Recitative, “Oh giorno di dolore!” (Aspasia, Sifare)

Accompanied Recitative, “Non più, Regina” (Sifare, Aspasia)

No. 13, Aria, “Lungi da te, mio bene” (Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 8

Accompanied Recitative, ”Grazie ai Numi partì” (Aspasia)

No. 14, Aria, “Nel grave tormento” (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 9: Recitative, “Qui, dove la vendetta si prepara” (Mitridate, Ismene, Arbate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 9: Recitative, “Qui, dove la vendetta si prepara” (Mitridate, Ismene, Arbate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 10: Recitative, “Sedete, o Prenci” (Mitridate, Sifare, Farnace)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 10: Recitative, “Sedete, o Prenci” (Mitridate, Sifare, Farnace)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 11: Recitative, “Signor, son io” (Marzio, Mitridate, Sifare)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 11: Recitative, “Signor, son io” (Marzio, Mitridate, Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 12

Recitative, “Inclita Ismene” (Mitridate, Ismene)

No. 15, Aria, “So quanto a te dispiace” (Ismene)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 13

Recitative, “Ah, giacchè son tradito” (Farnace)

No. 16, Aria, “Son reo; l’error confesso” (Farnace)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 14

Recitative, “E crederai, Signor” (Sifare, Mitridate, Aspasia)

No. 17, Aria, “Già di pietà mi spoglio” (Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act II, Scene 15

Recitative, “Sifare, per pietà stringi l’acciaro” (Aspasia, Sifare)

Accompanied Recitative, “Io sposa di quel mostro” (Aspasia, Sifare)

No. 18, Duet, “Se viver non degg’io” (Sifare, Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 1

Recitative, “Pera omai chi m’oltraggia” (Mitridate, Aspasia, Ismene)

No. 19, Aria, “Tu sai per chi m’accese” (Ismene)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 2: Recitative, “Re crudel, Re spietato” (Aspasia, Mitridate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 2: Recitative, “Re crudel, Re spietato” (Aspasia, Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 3

Recitative, “Mio Re, t’affretta” (Arbate, Mitridate)

No. 20, Aria, “Vado incontro al fato estremo” (Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 4

Recitative, “Lagrime intempestive” (Aspasia)

Accompanied Recitative, ”Ah ben ne fui presaga!” (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 3: No. 21, Cavatina “Pallid’ ombre, che scorgete” (Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 3: No. 21, Cavatina “Pallid’ ombre, che scorgete” (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 4: Accompanied Recitative, “Bevasi... Ahimè” (Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 4: Accompanied Recitative, “Bevasi... Ahimè” (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 5: Recitative, “Che fai, Regina?” (Sifare, Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 5: Recitative, “Che fai, Regina?” (Sifare, Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 6

Recitative, “Che mi val questa vita” (Sifare)

No. 22, Aria, “Se il rigor d’ingrata sorte” (Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 7: Recitative, “Sorte crudel, stelle inimiche” (Farnace)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 7: Recitative, “Sorte crudel, stelle inimiche” (Farnace)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 8

Recitative, “Teco i patti, o Farnace” (Marzio, Farnace)

No. 23, Aria, “Se di regnar sei vago” (Marzio)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 9

Accompanied Recitative, “Vadasi... Oh ciel” (Farnace)

No. 24, Aria, “Già dagli occhi il velo è tolto” (Farnace)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 10: Recitative, “Figlio, amico, non più” (Mitridate, Sifare)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 10: Recitative, “Figlio, amico, non più” (Mitridate, Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 11: Recitative, “Ah vieni, o dolce dell’amor mio” (Mitridate, Aspasia, Sifare)

Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 11: Recitative, “Ah vieni, o dolce dell’amor mio” (Mitridate, Aspasia, Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto, K. 87, Act III, Scene 12

Recitative, “Reo non si chiami, o Sire” (Ismene, Mitridate)

No. 24, Chorus, “Non si ceda al Campidoglio” (Aspasia, Sifare, Farnace, Ismene, Arbate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act I, Scene 2: No. 1, Aria, "Al destin, che la minaccia" (Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act I, Scene 2: No. 1, Aria, "Al destin, che la minaccia" (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act I, Scene 10: No. 8, Cavata, "Se di lauri il crine adorno” (Mitridate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act I, Scene 10: No. 8, Cavata, "Se di lauri il crine adorno” (Mitridate)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act I, Scene 11: No. 9, Aria, ”In faccia all’oggetto” (Ismene)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act I, Scene 11: No. 9, Aria, ”In faccia all’oggetto” (Ismene)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 7: No. 13, Aria, “Lungi da te, mio bene” (Sifare)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 7: No. 13, Aria, “Lungi da te, mio bene” (Sifare)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 8: No. 14, Aria, “Nel grave tormento” (Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 8: No. 14, Aria, “Nel grave tormento” (Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 13: No. 16, Aria, “Son reo; l’error confesso” (Farnace)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 13: No. 16, Aria, “Son reo; l’error confesso” (Farnace)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 15: No. 18, Duet, “Se viver non degg’io” (Sifare, Aspasia)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act II, Scene 15: No. 18, Duet, “Se viver non degg’io” (Sifare, Aspasia)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act III, Scene 3: No. 20, Aria, “Vado incontro al fato estremo” (Mitridate)

Mitridate, re di Ponto - Original Version, K. 87, Act III, Scene 3: No. 20, Aria, “Vado incontro al fato estremo” (Mitridate)

Opera

November 2014

“This performance under Ian Page is a first-rate ensemble effort in an opera that carries no passengers when it comes to vocal pyrotechnics … This splendid achievement…is given added documentary value by the inclusion of a fourth CD containing the original versions of eight arias the teenage Mozart changed at the behest of his cast.”

Gramophone Magazine

November 2014

“Banks dispatches the fiendish demands of the [title-]role with impressive security and vividness...A consistent cast without any weak links. Classical Opera's achievement is at least the equal of any version hitherto in the opera's distinguished discography.”

The Telegraph

17th November 2014

****

“This excellent recording is probably the one that Mozart completists will want to have: it contains not only unflaggingly stylish virtuosic singing...but also a useful compendium of seven previously unrecorded arias and a duet...The supporting soloists are also first rate, and Ian Page and the Orchestra of the Classical Opera company provide exemplary accompaniment throughout.”

BBC Music Magazine

Christmas 2014

***

“Banks delivers a dazzlingly authoritative account of the title role...A front-rank lighter-weight Rossini tenor, he may not possess the bronzed tones of Bruce Ford...but from the start he throws off notes and words with such fearless hauteur that all comparisons soon cease.”

Financial Times

13th December 2014

“Classical Opera’s recording has plenty of vitality and a cast who romp through their virtuoso arias.”

Presto Classical

Katherine Cooper

December 2014

“Ian Page's ongoing, broadly chronological series of the complete Mozart operas has yielded some real treasure so far in terms of the early works, and there's knock-out vocal virtuosity from all concerned here - particularly Barry Banks as the eponymous ruler and Miah Persson as the beleaguered Aspasia.”

Opera Now

January 2015

“the arias are exciting and Ian Page’s conducting of the Orchestra of Classical Opera provides both momentum and detail… His cast is up to the vocal demands, which are bravura in the extreme.”

MusicWeb International

2nd December 2015

“[Page] reveals it to be a masterpiece of variety, pacing and colour, whatever the composer's age, and his direction gives a coherent shape to the whole piece. The action zips along with energy, and each aria, so different from the one before, seems to open up a whole new landscape for the listener to explore. It's very exciting, and if you already know Mozart's later masterpieces then I urge you to seek out this one to see what you're missing”

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