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FANFAIRE celebrates SUSANNE MENTZER
a mezzo-soprano for all seasons... and a variety of good reasons!

VIDEOS

Below is an organized playlist of video clips from Susanne Mentzer’s vast array of performances:

As Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro

Non so più cosa son (Le nozze di Figaro)
Non so più cosa son (Le nozze di Figaro)
Cherubino's aria in act one with Susanne Mentzer. Salzburg 1991
Act 2 -2 Le nozze di Figaro (Met'99) Voi che sapete
Act 2 -2 Le nozze di Figaro (Met'99) Voi che sapete
Act 2 -2: Cherubino's 2nd aria ('Voi che sapete'), Susanna's 'Un moto di gioia' Mozart's opera, The Marriage of Figaro. Met 1999. Per Figaro's plan to entrap the Count, the Countess and Susanna coax young Cherubino into dressing as a girl (for the Count to make a pass at). James Levine/ Renee Fleming (Countess) Cecilia Bartoli (Susanna) Susanne Mentzer (Cherubino) Bryn Terfel (Figaro)
Voi che sapete (Le nozze di Figaro)
Voi che sapete (Le nozze di Figaro)
Cherubino's aria in act two. Cherubino - Susanne Mentzer Susanna - Dawn Upshaw La Contessa - Ljuba Kazarnovskaya Salzburg 1991

 
As Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte

Susanne Mentzer - "È amore un ladroncello" - Cosi Met 1996
Susanne Mentzer - "È amore un ladroncello" - Cosi Met 1996
"È amore un ladroncello" Dorabella - Susanne Mentzer Cosi fan tutte - Act II Metropolitan Opera 1996 c. James Levine
Prendero quel brunettino (Cosi fan tutte) - Carol Vaness, Susanne Mentzer
Prendero quel brunettino (Cosi fan tutte) - Carol Vaness, Susanne Mentzer
27. 04. 1996 in Metropolitan
14. Dwayne Croft & Susanne Mentzer - Il core vi dono (Così fan tutte Met'96)
14. Dwayne Croft & Susanne Mentzer - Il core vi dono (Così fan tutte Met'96)
See the playlist for this performance http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=FDF0AA31F4FBBE31 Date: 1996 Venue: Metropolitan Opera, New York Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte Conductor: James Levine Guglielmo: Dwayne Croft Fiordiligi: Carol Vaness Ferrando: Jerry Hadley Dorabella: Susanne Mentzer Despina: Cecilia Bartoli Don Alfonso: Thomas Allen

 
As Zerlina in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte

Batti, batti, o bel Masetto - Don Giovanni - Mozart - La Scala (High Quality)
Batti, batti, o bel Masetto - Don Giovanni - Mozart - La Scala (High Quality)
http://www.Mootnotes.com - Art, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Shakespeare Teatro alla Scala, 1987 Conductor: Riccardo Muti Masetto: Natale de Carolis Zerlina: Susanne Mentzer
Mentzer & Allen sing La ci darem la mano - Mozart's Don Giovanni
Mentzer & Allen sing La ci darem la mano - Mozart's Don Giovanni
Susanne Mentzer and Thomas Allen in the Opera Don Giovanni performed in Teatro alla Scala under Riccardo Muti as Conductor. (This video with english subtitles)

 
As Nicklausse/Muse in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann

Susanne Mentzer: Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Susanne Mentzer: Les Contes d'Hoffmann
Susanne Mentzer, a personal idol, and her amazing "Vois sous l'archet fremissant"
Les Contes - Barcarolle - Denyce Graves & Susanne Mentzer
Les Contes - Barcarolle - Denyce Graves & Susanne Mentzer
Susanne Mentzer as Nicklausse/Muse
Susanne Mentzer as Nicklausse/Muse
Susanne Mentzer as Nicklausse/Muse in "Les contes d'Hoffmann" (The Tales of Hoffmann). Teatro alla Scala, 1995, with Neil Shicoff as Hoffman. "Vois sous l'archet fremissant" - the most beautiful and most touching piece in the whole opera, IMHO. All about divine, celestial love:) Isn"t she just charming? Lyrics (and its translation into English) can be found here: http://www.aria-database.com/translations/contes13_cest.txt
Susanne Mentzer -- La Verite , dit-on , sortait d'un puits - Les Contes d'Hoffmann 2002
Susanne Mentzer -- La Verite , dit-on , sortait d'un puits - Les Contes d'Hoffmann 2002
Neil Shicoff Bryn Terfel Suzanne Mentzer Desirée Rancatore Ruth Ann Swenson スザンヌ・メンツァー ホフマン物語

 
As Adalgisa in Bellini’s Norma & The Composer in R. Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos

Shirley Verrett & Susanne Mentzer "Me chiami o Norma"
Shirley Verrett & Susanne Mentzer "Me chiami o Norma"
Montecarlo, 1988
Shirley Verrett & Susanne Mentzer "Mira o Norma"
Shirley Verrett & Susanne Mentzer "Mira o Norma"
Montecarlo, 1988
Natalie Dessay & Susanne Mentzer- Ariadne auf Naxos: Duet Zerbinetta & Komponist - LIVE Met 2003
Natalie Dessay & Susanne Mentzer- Ariadne auf Naxos: Duet Zerbinetta & Komponist - LIVE Met 2003
Richard Strauss ARIADNE AUF NAXOS Der Haushofmeister - Waldemar Kmentt Ein Musiklehrer - Wolfgang Brendel Der Komponist - Susanne Mentzer Der Tenor/Bacchus - Richard Margison Ein Tanzmeister - Tony Stevenson Ein Offizier - Mark Schowalter Ein Perückenmacher - John Fiorito Ein Lakai - James Courtney Zerbinetta - Natalie Dessay Primadonna/Ariadne - Deborah Voigt Najade - Joyce Guyer Dryade - Jossie Pérez Echo - Alexandra Deshorties Harlekin - Nathan Gunn Scaramuccio - Eric Cutler Truffaldin - John Del Carlo Brighella - John Nuzzo Conductor - James Levine Director - Laurie Feldman The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Metropolitan Opera of NewYork 2003

 
In concert as Rosina in Rossini’s Il barbiere di SivigliaNorma & an interview following her performance as Larina in Tchaikivsky’s Eugene Onegin

Susanne Mentzer - Nacqui all'affano (Rossini, La Cenerentola)
Susanne Mentzer - Nacqui all'affano (Rossini, La Cenerentola)
Emission de Jacques Martin
Eugene Onegin Meet the Artists - Susanne Mentzer
Eugene Onegin Meet the Artists - Susanne Mentzer
American mezzo-soprano Susanne Mentzer talks with General Director Christopher Hahn after the Tuesday performance of Eugene Onegin at the Meet the Artists Reception. Meet the Artists is held after the Tuesday performance of each Pittsburgh Opera production and is FREE to all Tuesday performance ticketholders. Eugene Onegin September 26, 2009 September 29, 2009 October 2, 2009 October 4, 2009 http://www.pittsburghopera.org

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