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Don Giovanni, 21 July 1954

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Georg Solti

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Leporello: Benno Kusche

Donna Anna: Margaret Harshaw

Don Giovanni: James Pease

Commendatore: Hervey Alan

Don Ottavio: Leopold Simoneau

Donna Elvira: Sena Jurinac

Zerlina: Anny Schlemm

Masetto: Thomas Hemsley

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: John Piper

Costume Designer: John Piper