Title: Mozart's "Don Giovanni"
Original title: Mozart: Don Giovanni
Directed by: Pier Luigi Pizzi
Conductor: Riccardo Frizza
Starring: Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Don Giovanni), Andrea Concetti (Leporello), Enrico Giuseppe Iori (Il Commendatore), Myrtò Papatanasiu (Donna Anna), Marlin Miller (Don Ottavio), Carmela Remigio (Donna Elvira), Manuela Bisceglie (Zerlina), William Corrò (Masetto), Coro Lirico Marchigiano Vinzenzo Bellini, Fondazione Orchestra Regionale delle Marche
When it comes to Mozartian perfection on the opera stage, one need not always seek it in Milan, Vienna, Salzburg or New York! At the Sferisterio Opera Festival in the centralltalian city of Macerata, a rapt audience was treated to a production of Don Giovanni ..that will enter the annals of opera "(ForumOpera.com). This magnificent reading of Mozart's timeless masterpiece sweeps the viewer into a libertine, 1B'h-century society dominated by sensuality and erotic impulses. They are acted out on the stage's main prop, a large, unmade bed, not only by Don Giovanni, but also by justabout everyone eise in the .. nearly faultless cast "(ForumOpera.com). ln his role debut as the title hero, lldebrando D'Arcangelo is .. incandescent "(Gazzetta di Parma) and" does not do Don Giovanni; he is the Don. Unsurpassable "(24 Ore).
Recorded at the Sferisterio Opera Festival, Teatro Lauro Rossi, Macerata, 2011.