I recently posted with lukewarm praise for the Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala & Choir of the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala's interpretation. Well I've reappraised my opinion after friends came around and we viewed it together.
The only singer lacking a bit of forcefulness was Günther Groissböck in the role of Sarastro. The rest of the cast sung impressively and even Günther was acceptable. The use of projection to display different scenes was very effective. So, thoroughly recommended.
We had a discussion on which was Mozart's last opera. Some of us incorrectly claimed The Magic Flute was his last but not so, "La clermenza di Tito was. Now I'm unfamiliar with it so looked at the Opera national de Paris BD. I found Act 1 somewhat slow with a plot line rather implausible as is ofter so in operas, but accepting that, Act 2 livened up with some glorious singing. Overall a very good production, also recommended - see the link below.
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Topic - Mozart's last two operas on Blu Ray - John C. - Aussie 21:40:47 06/19/12 (3)