Our Archive

Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Don Giovanni, 02 August 1956

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Bryan Balkwill

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Leporello: Geraint Evans

Donna Anna: Sena Jurinac

Don Giovanni: Kim Borg

Commendatore: Hervey Alan

Don Ottavio: Richard Lewis

Donna Elvira: Doreen Watts

Zerlina: Elsie Morison

Masetto: Thomas Hemsley

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: John Piper

Costume Designer: John Piper

Choreographer: Pauline Grant

Revival Producer: Peter Ebert