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Don Giovanni, 31 August 1948

The Opera

Venue: King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte

Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Leporello: Vito de Taranto

Donna Anna: Ljuba Welitsch

Don Giovanni: Paolo Silveri

Commendatore: David Franklin

Don Ottavio: Richard Lewis

Donna Elvira: Christina Carroll

Zerlina: Ann Ayars

Masetto: Ian Wallace

Production Team

Original Producer: Carl Ebert

Set Designer: Hamish Wilson

Costume Designer: Hein Heckroth

Choreographer: Anna Lendrum