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. Running time: 3hrs 25mins (inclu. one interval)


Christopher Maltman (Don Giovanni), Alex Esposito (Leporello Jun 12/16/18/20/22/23), Simon Bailey (Leporello - Jul 1/3), Albina Shagimuratova (Donna Anna), Dorothea Roschmann (Donna Elvira), Rolando Villazon (Don Ottavio - Jul15 12/16/18/25/Jul15 1/3), Michele Angelini (Don Ottavio - Jun15 20/22), Julia Lezhneva (Zerlina), Nahuel Di Pierro (Masetto), Eric Halfvarson (Commendatore)


Music: Mozart
Lyrics: Da Ponte (1787)
Producer(s): Royal Opera, Houston Grand Opera
Conductor(s): Alain Altinoglu (not Jun 22), Christopher Willis (Jun 22)
Director: Kasper Holten
Design(s): Es Devlin, Luke Halls (video)
Costume: Anja Vang Kragh
Lighting: Bruno Poet
Choreographer: Signe Fabrucius
Company(s): Royal Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
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Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T478455417. Details of all Don Giovanni archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1919

Archive Listings

12 Jun 15
3 Jul 15
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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