“Throughout his creative life, Mozart’s highest aspiration was to write opera, and first and foremost, opera seria. Mitridate was his first opportunity as a fully-fledged composer to realize this goal, working with professional singers in a major theater in Italy, the undisputed operatic center of Europe, and to experience the new currents and trends expected by singers and a demanding Italian public – and all at the tender age of fourteen. (…)”
Harrison James Wignall
© 1999 The Decca Record Company Limited, London
Co-produced with Jean-Pierre Brossmann for Opéra National de Lyon
With the support of Fondation d’entreprise France Télécom
3 CDs Decca / LC0171
Recorded in May 1998 in Vevey (Switzerland)
Released in 1999
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