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Don Giovanni all at sea at Opera Holland Park

Mozart: Don Giovanni ** Opera Holland Park, 3rd June 2017 This production opens like the perfect whodunnit. Passengers embark with their luggage aboard an ocean liner for a transatlantic cruise, busily locating their cabins. Within moments there’s an attempted rape, … Continue reading

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No brimstone as Kasper Holten turns Don Giovanni on its head

Mozart: Don Giovanni **** The Royal Opera, 12th February 2014 Jean-Paul Sartre closes No Exit with the line, “Hell is other people” (“L’enfer, c’est les autres”), yet in Kasper Holten’s new production of Don Giovanni, Hell is quite the opposite … Continue reading

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