Idomeneo and a Mozart Concert in Baden-Baden
On October 21 and 23, Regula Mühlemann stars as Ilia in two concert performances of Mozart’s Idomeneo at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, with Thomas Hengelbrock conducting. Michael Spyres sings the title role, Rachel Frenkel is Idamante, Nicole Chevalier is Elettra and Kresimir Spicer is Arbace.
The following day, October 24, she sings Mozart’s concert aria for soprano and orchestra “Bella Mia Fiamma, Addio”, the expressive portrait of a woman who learns of her lover’s death sentence, lead again by Thomas Hengelbrock. Bookending her appearance are Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543 and Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 (“Jupiter”).