Così fan tutte


Mozart Così fan tutte opera to libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Directed 2013 by Sven-Eric Bechtolf at the Salzburg Festival. Stars Malin Hartelius (Fiordiligi), Luca Pisaroni (Guglielmo), Marie-Claude Chappuls (Dorabella), Martin Mitterrutzner (Ferrando), Martina Janková (Despina), and Gerald Finley (Don Alfonso). Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker and the Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor (Chorus Master Ernst Raffelsberger). Set design by Rolf Glittenberg; costume design by Marianne Glittenberg; lighting design by Jurgen Hoffman; directed for video by Tiziano Mancini. Released 2015, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

The information available now is incomplete. This recording employs worthy forces but is up against stout competition.