Die Entführung aus dem Serail at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
Rolando Villzón kicks off the summer festival season at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, where he stars opposite Diana Damrau in three gala concert performances of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail July 21, 24 and 27. The performances are part of Rolando Villazón and conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s Mozart opera cycle for the Deutsche Grammophon label.
Rolando portrays the sensitive Belmonte in the company of a leading cast that includes Diana Damrau as Konstanze, Thomas Quasthoff as Bassa Selim, Anna Prohaska as Blonde, Paul Schweinester as Pedrillo, and Franz-Josef Selig as Osmin. Nézet-Séguin conducts conducts the Vocalensemble Rastatt and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Deutsche Grammophon has released complete recordings of Così fan tutte and Don Giovanni. Last fall, Rolando released a solo album of Mozart Concert Arias, a collection of rarely recorded concert arias for tenor written by the genius composer, with Antonio Pappano and the London Symphony Orchestra. Discover the Mozart discography here.