Medea in Corinto

Giovanni Simone Mayr's "Medea in Corinto" is "the most absolutely
amazing opera discovery in decades" (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung).
Mayr, born in Germany in 1763, became one of the most important
composers of Italian opera between Mozart and Rossini. At the Bavarian
State Opera, director Hans Neuenfels stages this tragedy of betrayed love,
lust for power and murderous hatred as a fascinating political thriller.
Providing a vigorous orchestral support for soprano Nadja Michael as
Medea and Ramón Vargas as her ex-husband Giasone, conductor Ivor
Bolton plumbs the depths of Mayr's rich score.

Composer: Johann Simon Mayr
Title: Medea in Corinto
Conductor: Ivor Bolton
Staged By: Hans Neuenfels
Soloist: Alastair Miles, Alek Shrader, Elena Tsallagova, Nadja Michael, Ramón Vargas
Set: Anna Viebrock
Orchestra: Bayerisches Staatsorchester
Chorus: Bayerische Staatsoper
Video Director: Thomas Grimm
Genre: Opera
Length: 151 minutes
Cat.No.: A05018182
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