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.
Archive :: production:T1155737880, opera or operetta:S1919, venue:V1984858935
Sung in Italian with surtitles in English. Running time: 3hrs 25mins including one interval. Donald Gordon Theatre
- 25 Sep 11 Audio Described