Don Giovanni

Dramma giocoso in two acts, KV 527 (1787)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libreto by Lorenzo da Ponte
Performed in Italian with German surtitles

Revival with Musical Re-Production

Premiere: Saturday, 01.08.2009 - 19:00 Uhr

cast

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Conductor Riccardo Frizza
Director Keith Warner
Set design and costumes Es Devlin
Light design Wolfgang Goebbel
Don Giovanni Erwin Schrott
Leporello Hanno Müller-Brachmann
Donna Anna Aleksandra Kurzak
Don Ottavio Bernard Richter
Komtur Attila Jun
Donna Elvira Véronique Gens
Masetto Markus Butter
Zerlina Nina Bernsteiner
Orchestra ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien
Chorus Arnold Schoenberg Choir
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Véronique Gens

Donna Elvira

Gens, VéroniqueThe soprano is one of the leading singers of Mozart and baropue music.
Since her Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) 1998 in Aix-en-Provence, which she also sang at Glyndebourne, she worked amongst others with Bolton, Abbado and Minkowski. She sang amongst others in Mozarts La clemenza di Tito in Dresden, Così fan tutte in Tokio, La finta giardiniera in Salzburg, Debussys Pelléas et Mélisande in Berlin. She has recorded more than 70 awarded recordings, for example Berlioz’ Les nuits d’été as well as Mozarts Le nozze di Figaro and Così fan tutte, Monteverdis L’Orfeo, Scarlattis Santissima Trinità, Purcells King Arthur and Tragédiennes. Last she performend amongst others in Cavallis La Calisto. Future-plans include amongst others Alice Ford (Verdi: Falstaff) in Baden-Baden, Eva (Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) in Barcelona, Glucks Alceste in Aix-en-Provence and Iphigénie en Aulide in Bruxelles as well as at Theater an der Wien.