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Don Giovanni archiveWritten 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 surtitles in English. Running time: 3hrs 25mins including one interval.
Performers David Kempster (Don Giovanni), David Soar (Leporello), Nuccia Focile (Donna Elvira), Camilla Roberts (Donna Anna), Robin Tritschler (Don Ottaviio), claire Ormshaw (Zerlina), Gary Griffiths (Masetto), Carlo Malinverno (Commendatore).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (1787). Company Welsh National Opera. Conductor James Southall. Conductor Lothar Koenigs. Director John Carid. Design John Napier. Costume John Napier. Costume Yoon Bae. Lighting David Hersey.

Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1155737880. Details of all Don Giovanni archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1919

Archive Listings

29 Nov 11
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2 Dec 11
Mayflower Theatre
Southampton
Hampshire
22 Nov 11
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25 Nov 11
New Theatre
Oxford
Oxfordshire
15 Nov 11
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18 Nov 11
Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham
West Midlands
8 Nov 11
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11 Nov 11
Bristol Hippodrome
Bristol
City of Bristol
19 Oct 11
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21 Oct 11
Grand Theatre
Swansea
Glamorgan
12 Oct 11Liverpool Empire Theatre
Liverpool
Merseyside
16 Sep 11
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5 Oct 11
Wales Millennium Centre
Cardiff
Glamorgan

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09Nov11: The Welsh National Opera on tour
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sam (08Nov11): not quite the climax I wanted, very good none the less

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