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Mozart's Don Giovanni from Glyndebourne

Jonathan Kent's production of Mozart's Don Giovanni from the '10 Glyndebourne Festival with Gerald Finley in the title role, Kate Royal and Anna Samuil. Vladimir Jurowski conducts.

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.

3 hours

Last on

Christmas Eve 2010 14:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Don Giovanni Gerald Finley
Leporello Luca Pisaroni
Conductor Vladimir Jurowski
Presenter Katie Derham
Director Jonathan Kent
Director Peter Maniura

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