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The Rest Is Silence

Donald Macleod presents part of Mozart's Don Giovanni, staged in 2010 at Drottningholm, and visits the Riddarholmskyrkan Church in Stockholm, the scene of Gustavus III's funeral.

v) The Rest is Silence

Use of the Drottningholm Theatre has to be rationed each year to protect a national treasure. This summer Mozart's Don Giovanni was staged there and today brings an opportunity to hear part of the performance in the intimate space of the theatre.

At the end of a week of many new discoveries Donald visits the Riddarholmskyrkan Church in central Stockholm the scene of King Gustavus III's spectacularly theatrical funeral, with sumptuous music provided by Joseph Martin Kraus, and the place where he rests today.

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Fri 26 Nov 2010 22:00

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Music Played

  • Kraus

    Riksdagsmarsch

    Performer: Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment Performer: Anthony Halstead (conductor)

    • MUSICA SVECIAE MSCD 419.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni (2010)

    Performer: Act II Final No.24 Performer: Conductor • Mark Tatlow Performer: Director • Johanna Garpe Performer: Costumes • Karin Erskine Performer: Lighting designer • Torsten Dahn Performer: Don Giovanni • Carl Johan Loa Falkman Performer: Il Commendatore • Håvard Stensvold Performer: Donna Anna • Marika Schönberg Performer: Don Ottavio • Magnus Staveland Performer: Donna Elvira • Miriam Treichl Performer: Leporello • Lars Arvidson Performer: Zerlina • Susanna Stern Performer: Masetto • Håvard Stensvold Performer: The Drottningholm Theatre Choir

    • The Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra.
  • Kraus

    Mortuary Music – (Symphonie funèbre in C Minor)

    Performer: The Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble Performer: Stefan Parkman (conductor)

    • MUSICA SVECIAE MSCD 416E.
  • Kraus

    Funeral Cantata (excerpt from Part i)

    Performer: Hillevi Martinpelto (soprano) Performer: Christina Hogman (mezzo) Performer: Claes-Hakan Ahnsjo (tenor) Performer: Thomas Lander (baritone) Performer: Uppsala University Chamber Choir Performer: The Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble Performer: Stefan Parkman (conductor)

    • MUSICA SVECIAE MSCD 416E.

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