Idéale audience

Cosi Fan Tutte

Multi-award winning Austrian director Michael Haneke (Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, three Palme d’Or awards at Cannes, etc.) here directs his second opera, Mozart’s Così Fan Tutte, at the Teatro Real, Madrid, and unanimously hailed by the critics for its beauty, intelligence, and the excellent quality of the youthful cast. Haneke took his directorial scalpel to Da Ponte’s libretto, and stripped it down to leave only its disenchanted take on love and fidelity. In the magnificent ancient palace of Don Alfonso, with its resolutely contemporary décor, Haneke unfolds the story of a triple betrayal.

Director :
Hannes Rossacher

Producer :
Producers : Pierre-Olivier Bardet & Françoise Gazio

Co-production :  Idéale audience , Arte France, TVE & EuroArts Music International

With the participation of : ORF & Servus TV

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Distributor(s) / Sales Agent(s) :
EuroArts Music International

Composer(s) :
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Stage director :
Michael Haneke
Christoph Kanter

Work(s) :
Cosi Fan Tutte
Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte

Cast :
Solists :
Annett Fritsch  (Fiordiligi)
Paola Gardina  (Dorabella)
Juan Francisco Gatell (Ferrando)
Andreas Wolf (Guglielmo)
Kerstin Avemo (Despina)
Willima Schimell (Don Alfonso)

Sylvain Cambreling, conductor

Andrés Maspero, choir master

Teatro Real Orchestra & Choir

Eugène Michelangeli, pianoforte


Date and shoot location :
Filmed on March 4, 6, 9, 2013
at Teatro Real (Madrid)

Photo credits :
© Javier del Real