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Mozart's Don Giovanni

Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Vienna State Opera production of Don Giovanni, with Ildebrando D'Arcangelo in the title role, and Alex Esposito as Leporello.

When Don Giovanni creeps into the house of the Commendatore hoping to seduce his daughter Anna, things do not go quite to plan. Anna cries out; her father rushes to help her and in the subsequent duel he is killed. So begins Mozart's masterpiece and a quest for vengeance which will take the Don and his faithful servant Leporello into the furthest realms of human experience.

Don Giovanni ..... Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Donna Anna ..... Sally Matthews
Don Ottavio ..... Saimir Pirgu
Donna Elvira ..... Roxana Constantinescu
Leporello ..... Alex Esposito
Il Commendatore ..... Albert Dohmen
Masetto ..... Adam Plachetka
Zerlina ..... Sylvia Schwartz

Vienna State Opera Chorus
Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst.

3 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

New Year's Day 2011 18:00
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