Orfeo 2.0 – a baRock opera

Is it possible to perform Monteverdi's La Favola di Orfeo in modern times and produce the same stunning effect that was experienced by the audience attending its first performance 410 years ago? In his seek for a purest form of communication,... more...

Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio – alla Turca

After a successful collaboration with the Peking Opera Company on Gluck’s Le Cinesi, l’arte del mondo once again turns its attention to international connections, with a reimagined production of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio more...

Le Cinesi

„Le Cinesi” - an entertaining opera for Baroque Ensemble and ­Peking Opera. This hitherto unique combination creates an inter­cultural total work of art, which enthralled both fans of Peking ­Opera as well as lovers of Western classical more...

Tito

This opera is known – if at all – in the version written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, but in the 18th century the libretto based on the life of the Roman Emperor Titus was very popular and its author Pietro Metastasio was a master of his more...

Serious competition for Mozart: Pasquale Anfossi’s La finta giardiniera

The opera La finta giardiniera by Pasquale Anfossi (1727–97) was a great success when staged for the first time at Rome’s Teatro delle Dame during the 1774 carnival, so much so that it was immediately translated into other languages. more...

Josef Mysliveček: Il Medonte

When this opera’s oratorio was rediscovered in 1928, it was first believed to be composed by Mozart. But in fact it was a piece of the last opera ofthe Prague composer Josef Myslivecek (1737–1781), with whom Mozart had friendly relations. more...

Peter’s Wedding – a german "Invents" the danish folk opera

Musical comedy in two acts by Johann Abraham Peter Schulz (1747-1799). Following a libretto by Thomas Thaarup more...

Opéra Comique – L'Irato von Nicolas Méhul

The recording of Etienne Nicolas Méhul’s opéra-comique L’Irato ou l’Emporté won the highly reputed French critics’ award—Diapason d’Or—in October 2006 more...

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