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Zaïde - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Information about the opera Zaïde by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.

An unfinished opera written before Idomeneo (Idomeneus) and Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The escape from the harem)

Recommended recordings on CD

Goodwin/Dawson/Blochwitz (Harmonia Mundi HMU907205)


A beautiful recording on period instruments, with an excellent cast.

Academy of Ancient Music, conducted by Paul Goodwin, 1997.

Cast: Lynne Dawson (Zaïde), Hans-Peter Blochwitz (Gomatz), Olaf Bär (Allazim).

Harmonia Mundi HMU907205