Rolando Villazón & Friends: ¡Cincuentañero!
Concert

Rolando Villazón & Friends: ¡Cincuentañero!

Haus für Mozart, Salzburg

Production Date: 21/02/2022
119 Min

Rolando Villazón, internationally renowned singer, director and writer – and Artistic Director of Salzburg’s annual Mozart Week – is the guest of honour at a gala concert at the city’s Haus für Mozart. Filmed live on 21 February, the eve of Villazón’s 50th birthday, the concert features music by Mozart alongside a wide-ranging programme of other excerpts from opera, operetta and zarzuela, and a selection of favourite songs from Europe and Latin America. Villazón is joined on stage by an array of star guests, including Plácido Domingo, Magdalena Kožená, and Regula Mühlemann, while Lithuanian conductor Giedrė Šlekytė directs the players of the Camerata Salzburg. The evening is hosted by Austrian journalist and TV presenter Barbara Rett.

Soloists
Charles Castronovo (Tenor), Plácido Domingo (Tenor), Magdalena Kožená (Mezzo-Soprano), Regula Mühlemann (Soprano), Fatma Said (Soprano), Rolando Villazón (Tenor), Michael Volle (Baritone)
Ensemble
Camerata Salzburg
Conductor
Giedrė Šlekytė