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Wolfgang Amadé Mozart | Manfred Trojahn

La clemenza di Tito

The Clemency of Titus

Musical drama (opera seria) in two acts
Lyrics by Caterino Mazzolà based on Pietro Metastasio’s libretto of the same name | New composed recitative version by Manfred Trojahn | In italian with captions
Co-production with the Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken

Premiere 02.11.2018
Location Großer Saal Musiktheater
Duration 03 hrs. 00 min.
Intermission - one intermission -

Unfortunately, this production is no longer on the schedule


In the last year of his life, Mozart composed this opera seria (serious style) based on the life of the Roman Emperor Titus. It’s a compelling story of power, love and the courage for compassion. However, Mozart left the scoring of the recitative to a pupil of his. This oddity inspired the renowned contemporary composer, Manfred Trojahn, to compose a new score for the recitative. In this innovative version, the opera evolves into an enthralling dialogue between classical and modern music.  



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