Mozart's Don Giovanni from Glyndebourne
Jonathan Kent's production of Mozart's Don Giovanni was one of the highlights of the 2010 Glyndebourne festival season. It stars Gerald Finley, one of the world's leading baritones, in the title role as Mozart's charismatic but amoral seducer.
This production takes its inspiration from Fellini and the Italian cinema of the late 50s and early 60s, creating a world where old certainties are questioned and new personal freedoms cause excitement but also danger and risk. Paul Brown's stylish period costumes and spectacular set provide the background to a fast-paced and thrilling drama which propels Don Giovanni from adventure to adventure and ultimately to his doom. The opera is conducted by Glyndebourne's Music Director, Vladimir Jurowski.
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