Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Melbourne Opera’s third production (first in the City) for 2005 was Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Collaborating again with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, Mozart in Don Giovanni explores the dark side of traditional comedy. This is an opera of enormous power and eloquence, depicting the exploits and eventual punishment of an inveterate womanizer.

Starring: Joanna Cole, Margaret Haggart, Roger Howell, Antoinette Halloran, Richard Curtin with Christopher Tonkin & Phillip Calcagno as the Don.

Featuring: James Egglestone, Danielle Calder, Derek Welton, Adrian Tamburini, Matthew Davine, Laurence Meikle, Lee Abrahamsen, Suzan Stafford.

Designed by: Richard Jeziorny
Lighting design: Nick Merrylees
Directed by: Hugh Halliday

Melbourne Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conducted by: Greg Hocking

Presented at the beautiful Athenaeum Theatre in July 2005



Don Giovanni Phillip Calcagno, Lucas de Jong
Donna Anna Vanessa West, Jane O’Toole
Don Ottavio Matthew Davine, Irving Dekterev
Commendatore Eddie Muliaumaseali’i , Bryan O’Connell
Donna Elvira Danielle Calder, Felicity Baldock
Leporello Roger Howell, Adrian Tamburini
Zerlina Lee Abrahmsen, Anna- Louise Cole, Kathryn Turner
Masetto Laurence Meikle, Stephen Brodie
Maid, of Donna Elvira Kathryn Turner

Guiliana D’Appio
Mark Henderson
Jodie Jay
Helena Nicolaou
Bernard Nolan
Kylie Purcell 
Jean-Francois Ravat
Laura Slavin
Grant Smallacombe
David Lawson-Smith
Sonya Suares
Kathryn Turner
Richard Wilson


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