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Don Giovanni, 11 June 1939

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Fritz Busch

Orchestra: Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra


Leporello: Salvatore Baccaloni

Donna Anna: Ina Souez

Don Giovanni: John Brownlee

Commendatore: David Franklin

Don Ottavio: David Lloyd

Donna Elvira: Hella Toros

Zerlina: Audrey Mildmay

Masetto: Roy Henderson

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Hamish Wilson

Costume Designer: Hein Heckroth

Choreographer: Nelly Hirth