In spring 2017, Don Giovanni will be on the stage of the Royal Opera, under the direction of Marc Minkowski!

Marc Minkowski and Ivan Alexandre have undertaken to stage the Mozart Da Ponte Trilogy in the two most famous Court theatres: the Drottningholm Royal Palace Theatre in Sweden and the Royal Opera in Versailles, both built in Mozart’s time.

Last season, their Nozze di Figaro was highly acclaimed: they now present Mozart’s most famous work, Don Giovanni, with a wonderful cast of singers, who are following the trilogy. With the direct approach of 18th century theatres on trestles, this performance takes the protagonists of Mozart’s Drama Giocoso on a whirlwind champagne evening that ends in hell.

 

PROGRAMME

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Don Giovanni

Il dissoluto punito ossia il Don Giovanni
Dramma giocoso in 2 acts on a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte inspired by the myth of Don Juan.
First performed in Prague on 29th October 1787.

With surtitles in English & French

 

CASTING

  • Les Musiciens du Louvre
  • Marc Minkowski Conductor
  • Ivan Alexandre Director
  • Jean-Sébastien Bou Don Giovanni
  • Callum Thorpe Il Commendatore/Masetto

 

Practical information

Opera Royal

Tuesday 21st march 2017 - 8pm

Thursday 23rd march 2017 - 8pm

Friday 24th march 2017 - 8pm

Sunday 26th march 2017 - 3pm

 

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