Atom Egoyan hits Trifecta with Cosi Fan Tutte in Toronto reviewed by Stanley Fefferman


CosiJanuary 18, 2014. Four Season’s Centre, Toronto.

Cosi Fan Tutte is Mozart putting it all on the line. He gambles on the unattractive premise of Lorenzo Da Ponte’s book: that women are all the same: treacherous—not one can be trusted. To support this moral outrage, in 1790, Mozart composed three hours of music so beautiful and unified in expression, the world would not hear its like again for nearly 70 years till Wagner’s Ring. Cosi was a flop in Mozart’s lifetime. Morally high-minded European audiences kept it out of the running for more than 100 years. However, last night’s Canadian Opera Company Toronto première of Cosi hit the trifecta for cast, conducting and direction. READ THE FULL REVIEW ON BACHTRACK.COM


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