Idomeneo

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Idomeneo

K366 • “Ilia ed Idamante”

About this work...

Idomeneo, Mozart's first great opera, was the result of a commission from the Elector Karl Theodor of Bavaria. In 1778, the Elector had moved his court to Munich from Mannheim, where Mozart stayed nearly six months during his journey to Paris. By the time he commenced work on the opera in October 1780, Mozart, not yet ... read more

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