Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT
Mozart's 'La clemenza di Tito' with Thomas, Yu, DeShong and Brugger from Los Angeles
Mozart's 'La clemenza di Tito' is an opera seria in two acts to an Italian libretto by Caterino Mazzolà, after Metastasio. Metastasio's libretto had already been set by nearly 40 composers; the story is based on the life of Roman Emperor Titus, from some brief hints in The Lives of the Caesars by the Roman writer Suetonius. Performers:
Titus: Russell Thomas.
Vitellia: Guanqun Yu.
Sesto: Elizabeth DeShong.
Servilia: Janai Brugger.
Annio: Taylor Raven.
Publio: James Creswell.
Los Angeles Opera Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: James Conlon.