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Mozart: Il ré pastore / Johannette Zomer; Francine van der Heijden; Marcel Reijans. Jed Wentz

Album Summary

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Il rè pastore, K 208
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Musica ad Rhenum has earned a special place in the early music world, with critics describing the ensemble's performances as "cutting- edge" and "exhilarating." The group are joined by a fantastic set of vocal soloists, with Johanette Zomer assuming the role of Aminta and Alexe Gregoriev playing Alexander the Great.

American Record Guide, September/October 2013
Mozart wrote Il Re Pastore in 1775, still in his teens and six years before Idomeneo, his first opera that holds a place in the standard repertory. It has seemingly endless recitative, punctuated by arias. The best singing comes from Francine van der Heijden, as Elisa, and especially Claudia Patacca, as Tamiri.

Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: Johannette Zomer (vocals); Alexei Grigorev, Marcel Reijans, Claudia Patacca, Francine van der Heijden (vocals).

Recording information: Maria Minor Church, Utrecht, The Netherlands (09/2001).


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>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Il rè pastore, K 208
  • Performer: Michael Borgstede (Harpsichord)
  • Conductor: Jed Wentz
  • Ensemble: Musica Ad Rhenum
  • Notes: Composition written: 1775.
  • Running Time: 51 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1775