Mitridate, Re di Ponto

Opera seria in three acts (1770)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-Santi
Based on the play by Jean Baptiste Racine
Performed in Italian with German surtitles
© Julie May Queen

Premiere: Friday, 24.04.2009 - 19:00 Uhr


actor role
Conductor Harry Bicket
Director & light designer Robert Carsen
Set design Radu Boruzescu
Costume design Miruna Boruzescu
Light design Peter van Praet
Mitridate Bruce Ford
Aspasia Patricia Petibon
Sifare Myrtò Papatanasiu
Farnace Bejun Mehta
Ismene Christiane Karg
Marzio Colin Lee
Arbate Jeffrey Francis
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Harry Bicket


Bicket, HarryRenowned as an opera and concert conductor of distinction, Harry Bicket is especially noted for his interpretation of baroque and classical repertoire and became Artistic Director of The English Concert in 2007. Recent seasons have included productions for Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, Los Angeles, Glyndebourne, Santa Fe, Opera North, Spoleto, Bayerische Staatsoper and the Liceu (Barcelona). Orchestras include Seattle, San Francisco and Colorado Symphony, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Scottish Chamber. 2009/10 includes his Japanese debut with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and Ian Bostridge, productions for Theater an der Wien, Barcelona, Atlanta and Canadian Operas, Los Angeles Philharmonic and concert and touring projects with The English Concert. At Theater an der Wien he conducted at last Mozart’s Iphigénie en Tauride in 2009.