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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 Brendan Wheatley (Don Giovanni), Gerard Delrez (Leporello), Iain Paterson (Leporello Nov 10 12), Brendan McBride (Don Ottavio), Hlena Leonard (Donna Anna), Bridgett Gill (Donna Elvira), Trina Bulych (Zerlina), Aris Naderian (Masetto), Andrew Gallacher (Commendatore).
Music Mozart. Lyrics Da Ponte (1787). Company Opera Box. Conductor Fraser Goulding.
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