Event Mitridate re di Ponto
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Venue Capitol Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Umbrella Event Sydney Festival 2001
First Date 9 January 2001
Last Date 15 January 2001
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Mozart wrote Mitridate re di Ponto in 1770 when he was just 14 years old. It's a work in which one dazzling solo aria follows another, many of them uncannily foreshadowing tunes from Mozart's later operas and displaying the teenage composer's capacity for musical empathy with his characters.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Name Function Notes
Ron Howell Choreographer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer
Richard Tognetti Conductor
Paul Brown Designer
Graham Vick Director
Patrick Young Director
Nick Chelton Lighting Designer
John Heuzenroeder Singer
Donald Kaasch Singer
Emma Matthews Singer
Bejun Mehta Singer
Sinead Mulhern Singer
Ingrid Silveus Singer
Sonora Vaice Singer
Text Nationality Austria
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Australian Premiere. 4 Performances 9th, 11th, 13th and 15th of January.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Sydney Festival
Event Identifier 916