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Don Giovanni, 15 August 1961

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: John Pritchard

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Leporello: Geraint Evans

Donna Anna: Gerda Scheyrer

Don Giovanni: Gyorgy Melis

Commendatore: Michael Langdon

Don Ottavio: Richard Lewis

Donna Elvira: Ilva Ligabue

Zerlina: Mirella Freni

Masetto: Leonardo Monreale

Production Team

Original Producer: Gunther Rennert

Staff Director: Anthony Besch

Set Designer: Ita Maximowna

Costume Designer: Ita Maximowna

Choreographer: Robert Harrold