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. Cast A: Sep 8,10,12,15,18 at 19:00. Cast B: Sep 27,30, Oct 2 at 19:00, Oct 4 at 12:00. Running time 3 hours 25 minutes with one interval. Sung in Italian with English surtitles.


Simon Keenlyside (Don Giovanni), Mariusz Kwiecien (Don Giovanni), Kyle Ketelsen (Leporello), Alex Esposito (Leporello), Jette Parker (Donna Anna), Patrizia Ciofi (Donna Anna), Joyce DiDonato (Donna Elvira), Emma Bell (Donna Elvira), Ramon Vargas (Don Ottavio), Ian Bostridge (Don Ottavio), Robert Murray (Don Ottavio), Miah Persson (Zerlina), Rebecca Evans (Zerlina), Eric Halfvarson (Commendatore), Robert Gleadow (Masetto), Levente Molnar (Masetto)


Music: Mozart
Lyrics: Da Ponte (1787)
Producer: Royal Opera
Director: Francesca Zambello
Design: Maria Bjornson
Lighting: Paul Pyant
Choreographer: Stephen Mear
Conductor(s): Charles Mackerras (Sir), Antonio Pappano
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Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T219559233. Details of all Don Giovanni archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1919

Archive Listings

8 Sep 08
4 Oct 08
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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