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.Performers Eaton-Young Piano Duo, Sam Boden, Stephanie Bosworth (Zerlina), Belinda Evans, Pamela Hay (Donna Elvira), Caryl Hughes, David Menezes (Don Ottavio), Susie Parks (Donna Anna), John Savournin, Sebastian Rex Valentine (Leporello).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (1787). Company Minotaur Music Theatre. Director Stuart Barker. Design Stuart Targett. Director David Eaton (music). Lighting Kieron Docherty.