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Dramma per musica in three acts (1770). Mitridate's two sons are ideologically and emotionally opposed. Aspasia, is the intended bride of the king and the love of both his sons, although she returns only the affections of Sifare. The foreign princess Ismene who, after being spurned by Farnace, marries him in the opera's final reconciliation as the king faces death. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time 3 hours 45 mins.

Performers Bruce Ford (Mitridate), Alexandra Kurzak (Aspasia), David Daniels (Farnace), Andrea Rost (Sifare), Susan Gritton (Ismene), Colin Lee (Marzio), Katie Van Kooten (Arbate).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-santi (after Giuseppe Parini's translation of Jean Racine's Mithridate). Corporate Sponsor The Friends of Covent Garden. Producer Royal Opera House. Director Graham Vick. Design Paul Brown. Conductor Richard Hickox. Lighting Nick Chelton. Other Ron Howell (movement).

Mitridate, Re Di Ponto

Mitridate, Re Di Ponto (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1600823367. Details of all Mitridate, Re Di Ponto archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S702915358

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5 Jul 05
17 Jul 05
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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