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Don Giovanni live in cinemas from Paris Opera

Author: François Roussillon et Associés

FRA Cinéma presents Mozart's masterpiece to end Paris Opera 18/19 cinema season with a flourish.

  • Don Giovanni live in cinemas from Paris Opera | Copyright: © FRA Cinéma

    © FRA Cinéma

  • Don Giovannni rehearsals - Philippe Sly, Étienne Dupuis and Ivo van Hove | Copyright: © E. Bauer/OnP

    Don Giovannni rehearsals - Philippe Sly, Étienne Dupuis and Ivo van Hove © E. Bauer/OnP

What is this flame that compels Don Giovanni to seduce, subjugate and conquer women one after the other, with the fervour and cold indifference of a predator securing his prey; to pursue through his conquests some obscure and ever‑elusive objective?

For his second collaboration with Da Ponte, Mozart was to brand the history of opera with a hot iron and forever haunt European culture. In this Libertine Punished, Kierkegaard invites us to hear “the whisperings of temptation, the whirlwind of seduction, the silence of the moment”.

Stage director Ivo Van Hove, accustomed to examining the political meaning of works, presents his second production for Paris Opera.

Conductor: Philippe Jordan
Director: Ivo Van Hove
Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus

Cast:
Don Giovanni, Étienne Dupuis
Il Commendatore, Ain Anger
Donna Anna, Jacquelyn Wagner
Don Ottavio, Stanislas de Barbeyrac
Donna Elvira, Nicole Car
Leporello, Philippe Sly
Masetto, Mikhail Timoshenko
Zerlina, Elsa Dreisig

Live broadcast in Europe on Friday, 21 June at 7:30 PM CET and on a delayed basis to other cinemas in Europe, Canada and Australia. Find a cinema near you via the button below!

Recording location Opéra Garnier
Distribution theatrical FRA Cinéma

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