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La Clemenza di Tito

on BBC Radio 3

The Clemency of Titus
Opera seria in two acts
Music by Mozart
Libretto by Caterino Mazzola after Metastasio sung in Italian
Cast in order of singing:
Senators, ambassadors, guards:BBC Chorus
James Lockhart (harpsichord continuo)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Trevor Williams
Conducted by Gary Bertini
Produced by Lionel Salter
The action takes place in Rome In the year A.D. 79.
Scene 1 A room in Vitellla's house
Scene 2 The Forum
Scene 3 The Emperor's garden
Scene 4 The Forum


Conducted By:
Gary Bertini
Lionel Salter
Vitellia, daughter of Vitellius, a former Roman Emperor:
Heather Harper (soprano)
Sextus, a young patrician in love with her:
Janet Baker (mezzo-Soprano)
Annius, his friend, in love with Servilia:
Patricia Kern (mezzo-Soprano)
Publius, Commander of the Praetorian Guard:
John Cameron (baritone)
Titus, Emperor of Rome:
John Mitchinson (tenor)
Servilia, sister of Sextus:
Audrey Attwood (soprano)

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