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ORCHESTRA OF THE 18TH CENTURY: MOZART’S LA CLEMENZA DI TITO

  1. TITUS:  When Berenice (4) has left him, Titus wants to marry Servillia (5), the sister of his best friend Sextus (3). But Servillia (5) has told him that she loves Annius (6). He then chooses Vitellia (2). He later forgives Servillia (5) her complicity to the attempt assassination on his life. He grants clemency to his best friend Sextus (3) for the attack on his life.
  2. VITELLIA: premiditates with Sextus (3) a plan to kill Titus (1).
  3. SEXTUS: is in love with Vitellia (2)
  4. BERENICE: is sent away by Titus (1) after the failure of the love affair.
  5. SERVILLIA: is the sister of Sextus (3) and is in love with Annius (6).
  6. ANNIUS: signs Sextus (3) in, that the murder attack on Titus (1) has failed.
  7. PUBLIUS: the captain of the Praetorian Guard arrests Sextus (3) because of the attempted murder attack on Titus (1).

 

Cappella Amsterdam © Ronald Knapp

Anders Dahlin © nc

Kenneth Montgomery – conductor, Cappella Amsterdam, Anders Dahlin – tenor, Titus, Paula Murrihy – mezzo-soprano, Sesto, Deirdre Angenent – soprano, Vitellia, Laetitia Gerards – soprano, Servilia, Rosanne van Sandwijk – mezzo-soprano, Annio, Henk Neven – baritone, Publio

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Amsterdam – Restaurant Bouf

Very near the Concertgebouw is the restaurant Bouf. They serve a Concertgebouw dinner: starter and main course after your choice, and coffee, for the fixed price of €32.50 / £29.20 (wine not included).

For my sister: duck breast

For me: goat cheese

For my sister: Black Angus Beef

For me: Calf steak.

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A CULTURAL DAY IN AMSTERDAM FOR PIERRE AND ME:

  • VISITING THE HERMITAGE, 2 EXPOSITIONS,
  • A STROLL THROUGH THE CITY
  •  A CONCERT IN THE CONCERTGEBOUW BY MARIA JOÃO PIRES & ASHOT KHATCHATOURIAN.