Live on takt1: Currentzis with Le Nozze di Figaro

Author: takt1

A declaration: The Vienna Konzerthaus starts its new season with Currentzis’ turbulent interpretation of “Figaro”. Live and exclusive to takt1.

  • musicAeterna | Copyright: © Olya Runyova

    musicAeterna © Olya Runyova

  • Teodor Currentzis | Copyright: © Alisa Calipso

    Teodor Currentzis © Alisa Calipso

Uncompromising, curious, meticulous and demanding – all in service of the music. When Teodor Currentzis takes on a project, he always gives his all. When his "Figaro" recording was released in 2014, featuring his own ensemble musicAeterna, it sent shockwaves through the world of classical music. Overnight, everybody knew him as classical's latest "enfant terrible". His approach to Mozart's score was not only defined by historical precision, but also by a search for friction and emotional impact. This semi-staged production of Currentzis' Figaro marks the beginning of the new season at the Vienna Konzerthaus: a real statement.

Original title Le nozze di Figaro
Recording location Wiener Konzerthaus
Recording date 5.09.2019
Production Company takt1
Original title of music work Le nozze di Figaro
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orchestra / Band musicAeterna
Conductor Teodor Currentzis
Soloist Alex Esposito
Soloist Andrei Bondarenko
Soloist Ekaterina Scherbachenko
Soloist Olga Kulchynska



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