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Don Giovanni 1995Edinburgh International Festival

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Over several years, Charles Mackerras conducted the SCO with excellent teams of soloists in concert performances of the major Mozart operas. These were usually tied in with studio recordings. While the general style showed awareness of period style, modern instruments were used along with the big voices expected. As in the original performances of 1787 (and Carl Rosa in the 1950s) the parts of Commendatore and Masetto were taken by the same singer, in this case Umberto Chiummo.

Performance Cast

Leporello Giovanni's servant

Alessandro Corbelli

Donna Anna the Commendatore's daughter

Christine Brewer

Don Giovanni a young nobleman

Bo Skovhus

Commendatore an elderly aristocrat

Umberto Chiummo

Don Ottavio engaged to Anna

Jerry Hadley

Donna Elvira a lady from Burgos

Felicity Lott

Zerlina a peasant girl

Nuccia Focile

Masetto a peasant, engaged to Zerlina

Umberto Chiummo

Performance DatesDon Giovanni 1995

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Usher Hall | Edinburgh

14 Aug, 19.00

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