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At The Opera, Mozart: Don Giovanni, November 25, 2017

  

Don Giovanni is an Italian opera in two acts. It is about the character better known as Don Juan. The music was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The libretto was written by Lorenzo da Ponte. The opera was first performed at the National Theatre in Prague on October 29, 1787.

Don Giovanni is about a libertine and murderer who refuses to repent when given the chance and pays the ultimate price.

Don Giovanni was performed across Europe after its success in Prague. It was performed in the United States in 1826, staged by da Ponte himself.

Cast:

Don Giovanni – Samuel Ramey

Donna Anna – Anna Tomowa-Sintow

Don Ottavio – Gosta Winbergh

Donna Anna – Agnes Baltsa

Zerlina - Kathleen Battle

Herbert Von Karajan cunducts the Berlin Philharmonic

 

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:08pm
Mozart: Don Giovanni BUY Berlin Philharmonic; Herbert von Karajan, conductor

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