Elisabeth Jansson Shines as Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito at the Royal Danish Opera

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At the Royal Danish Opera, mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Jansson delivered a praised performance in the premiere of Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito on Sept. 10th.

The production, directed by Jetske Mijnssen, tells a dramatic tale of lust for power, seduction and attempted assassination in ancient Rome in a contemporary setting. Jansson, who is a member of the Royal Danish Opera’s ensemble, portrays Sesto, a young Roman nobleman who is torn between his friendship with Emperor Tito and his love for Vitellia, the scheming daughter of the former emperor.

The most beautiful experiences were provided by the Royal Danish Opera’s mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Jansson in the trouser role as Sesto (…)

Thomas Michelsen, politiken.dk
Elisabeth Jansson, mezzo-soprano
Elisabeth Jansson © Photo by Michael Bennati Schou

You can watch Elisabeth Jansson as Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito at the Royal Danish Opera on Sept. 16, 19, 22; Oct. 5, 8.
For more information and tickets, visit kglteater.dk

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