Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Libretto by Johann Gottlieb Stephanie, after Bretzner
Belmonte, a young Spanish lord, is trying to find his fiancée, Constance, captured by pirates and sold to Pasha Selim.Blonde, the English servant of Constance and her lover Pedrillo, Belmonte’s servant, have suffered the same fate and are subject to the good will of the cruel Osmin, guardian of the seraglio.Belmonte and Pedrillo come up with an abduction plan in order to free Constance, who is resolved to die in order to escape seduction by Pasha Selim, who is eager to win the lovely captive’s heart.After thwarting the mistrust of the suspicious Osmin, as they are fleeing the two couples are caught and promised a certain death when, in a dramatic turn of events, the generous Selim decides to pardon and free them.
Konstanze:Jane Archibald ; Belmonte:Cyrille Dubois ; Pedrillo:Michael Laurenz ; Blonde:Joanna Wydorska ; Osmin:David Steffens ; Selim:Peter Lohmeyer ; Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra de Lyon
Musical direction:Stefano Montanari ; Stage director:Wajdi Mouawad ; Translation:Uli Menke ; Dramaturgy:Charlotte Farcet ; Set design:Emmanuel Clolus ; Costume design:Emmanuelle Thomas ; Lighting design:Eric Champoux
Production compagny : Telmondis
Coproduction compagny : Opéra de Lyon, France Télévisions
Running Time : 1x180'
Production Year : 2016
Distribution compagny : Telmondis Distribution
Video Format : HD