Opera matinee: Mozart's politically charged La Clemenza di Tito - completed in 1791, the last year of his life - is a tale of passion, intrigue and divided loyalties, set in Ancient Rome. Kurt Streit and Veronique Gens star in this production from La Monnaie in Brussels.
Tito, Roman Emperor ..... Kurt Streit (tenor),
Vitellia, daughter of the deposed Emperor Vitellio ..... Véronique Gens (soprano)
Sesto, a young patrician, friend of Tito, in love with Vitelia ..... Anna Bonitatibus (soprano),
Annio, a young patrician, friend of Sesto, in love with Servilia ..... Anna Grevelius (mezzo-soprano),
Servilia, sister of Sesto, in love with Annio ..... Simona Saturová (soprano),
Publio, Praetorian prefect, commander of the Praetorian Guard ..... Alex Esposito (bass),
Chorus and Orchestra of Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie, Brussels,
Ludovic Morlot (conductor).