The Madrid “Tamerlano” (2008) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Tamerlano” from Madrid (2008), with Paul McCreesh conducting and staged by Graham Vick.

Cast List:
Tamerlano –
Monica Bacelli
Asteria – Ingela Bohlin
Andronico – Sara Mingardo
Irene – Jennifer Holloway
Bajazet – Plácido Domingo
Leone – Luigi De Donato

Libretto: Italian (pdf). English/Italian/German/French in booklet format (thanks, eClassical & Naive!)

 

The Monte Carlo “Mondo della Luna” (2014) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Haydn’s “Il mondo della luna” from Monte Carlo (2000), with Jérémie Rhorer conducting Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, and in a staging by Emilio Sagi (and I will be seriously disappointed if there is not #NavarraiseRabbitScene!).

Cast List:
Philippe Do – Ecclitico
Giuseppina Bridelli – Ernesto
Roberto De Candia – Buonafede
Hélène Le Corre – Clarice
Alessandra Marianelli – Flaminia
Annalisa Stroppa – Lisetta
Mathias Vidal – Cecco

Libretto: Italian (pdf).
Wiki: English.

 

The Dresden “Serse” (2000) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Serse” from Dresden (2000), conducted by Christophe Rousset and staged by Philip Behrens.

Cast List:
Paula Rasmussen – Serse
Ann Hallenberg – Arsamene
Patricia Bardon – Amastre
Marcello Lippi – Ariodate
Isabel Bayrakdarian – Romilda
Sandrine Piau – Atalanta
Matteo Peirone – Elviro

Libretto: Italian (pdf), Italian & English (pdf).

 

The Salzburg “Tito” (2017) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Mozart’s “Clemenza di Tito: Remix” from Salzburg (2017), conducted by Teodor Currentzis and staged by Peter Sellars.

Cast List:

Tito – Russell Thomas
Vitellia – Golda Schultz
Sesto – Marianne Crébassa
Annio – Jeanine de Bique
Servilia – Christina Gansch
Publio –
Willard White

Libretto: English (html), Italian (pdf).

The Glyndebourne “Tito” (2017) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Mozart’s “Clemenza di Tito” from Glyndebourne (2017), conducted by Robin Ticciati and staged by Claus Guth.

Cast List:

Tito – Richard Croft
Vitellia – Alice Coote
Sesto – Anna Stéphany
Annio – Michèle Losier
Servilia – Joélle Harvey
Publio –
Clive Bayley

Libretto: English (html) Italian (pdf).

The Aix “Carmen” (2017) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Bizet’s “Carmen” from Aix-en-Provence (2017), conducted by Pablo Casals-Herado and staged by Dmitri Tcherniakov.

Cast List:

Stéphanie d’Oustrac (Carmen)
Michael Fabiano (Don José)
Elsa Dreisig (Micaëla)
Michael Todd Simpson (Escamillo)
Gabrielle Philiponet (Frasquita)
Virginie Verrez (Mercédès)
Christian Helmer (Zuniga)
Pierre Doyen (Moralès)
Guillaume Andrieux (Le Dancaïre)
Mathias Vidal (Le Remendado)

Libretto: French/German (html) Italian (pdf), French/English (html) – since the therapy set-up has the dialoges rewritten by Tcherniakov, this may only be helpful for the musical numbers.