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Don Giovanni

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Leeds Grand TheatreLeeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, LS1 6NZ, United Kingdom
Dates/times in London time zone
Programme
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)Don GiovanniLibretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
Performers
Opera North
Christoph AltstaedtConductor
Alessandro TaleviDirector
Madeleine BoydSet Designer, Costume Designer
William DazeleyBaritoneDon Giovanni
John SavourninBaritoneLeporello
Jennifer DavisSopranoDonna Anna
Elizabeth AthertonSopranoDonna Elvira
Kathryn RudgeMezzo-sopranoZerlina
Nicholas WattsTenorDon Ottavio
Ross McInroyBassMasetto
James PlattBassThe Commendatore
Chorus of Opera North
Orchestra of Opera North

As he seduces his way across Europe, this famous anti-hero's hedonism is a challenge not only to human morality, but also to God.

Broad comedy rubs up against tense drama in Da Ponte’s libretto, and the beauty and terror of Mozart’s score are evidence of a supreme musical dramatist at the height of his powers, divinely (and perhaps diabolically) inspired. 

Alessandro Talevi’s eclectic, time-travelling production brings fresh insights to this, Mozart’s darkest, craziest, opera.

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