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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

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Title Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Description Rè di Creta [King of Crete]
ossia Ilia ed Idamante

In the original Italian
Dramma eroico in tre atti
[Heroic drama in three acts]
Creator Mozart Encounter
Date June 11, 1990

Queen Elizabeth Hall
Southbank Centre
London, UK
Contributor Idomeneo- Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Idamante- Anne Sofie von Otter
Ilia- Sylvia McNair
Elettra- Hillevi Martinpelto
Arbace- Nigel Robson
Gran Sacerdote di Nettuno- Glenn Winslade
La Voce- Cornelius Hauptmann
Due Cretesi- Angela Kazimierczuk, Jonathan Peter Kenny
Due Troiani- Philip Salmon, Stephen Charlesworth

The Monteverdi Choir
The English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Relation "Idomeneo"
by David Murray

Financial Times
June 11, 1990
Review of "Idomeneo," Queen Elizabeth Hall, June 11
by Rodney Milnes

Opera Magazine
September 1990
"Natural follower"
by Meredith Oakes

The Independent
June 11, 1990
"A 'Tito' white hot with intensity"
by Richard Fairman

Financial Times
June 16, 1990
Type Opera

Newspaper article review


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Mozart Encounter, “Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Idomeneo,” Cook Music Library Digital Exhibitions, accessed May 20, 2022,