About the Show/Event
Information for Don Giovanni at Royal Opera House, West End (Opera or Operetta). Written shortly after The Marriage of Figaro. Based on the famous legend of Don Juan the master seducer from whom no woman can be considered safe. Don Giovanni pursues, seduces, rapes and murders and in the climax is pulled to hell by a stone statue of one of his victims come to life - he remains unrepentant. His servant Leporello witnesses all his masters wrongs. There is also a rarely performed opera of the same name (and story) by Giuseppe Gazzaniga which was first performed in 1786, eight months before Mozart's version. Sung in Italian with English surtitles
Performers Erwin Schrott, Gerald Finley, Adela Zaharia, Frederic Antoun, Nicole Chevalier, Christopher Maltman, Paolo Bordogna, Vanessa Goikoetxea.
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (1787). Producer Royal Opera. Producer Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona. Producer Israeli Opera. Producer Houston Grand Opera. Director Kasper Holten. Design Es Devlin. Lighting Bruno Poet. Costume Anja Vang Kragh. Design Luke Halls (video). Choreographer Signe Fabricius. Conductor Constantin Trinks.