La clemenza di Tito

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

La clemenza di Tito

K621 • “The Clemency of Titus”

About this work...

In August 1791, Mozart was commissioned to compose an opera celebrating the coronation of Emperor Leopold II as King of Bohemia at Prague. The coronation was to take place in early September, leaving Mozart with little time to complete the work. Under pressure, Mozart finished the opera in just 18 days, completing some... read more