Mozart's

Don Giovanni

Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre

May 13 | 15 | 17 | 19 (7:30 PM)
May 21, 2017 (2 PM)

Opening Night, May 13th, will be red carpet night.

HE TAKES WHAT HE WANTS. AND GETS WHAT HE DESERVES.

WHETHER IT’S AN ACT OF LUST OR AN ACT OF VIOLENCE Don Giovanni does whatever he wants, to whomever he pleases. You might be surprised by how much his angst and unrest resonates with you in this hypnotic tale of a man who refuses to change, damn the consequences.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

CAST

Christopher Larkin, conductor
Kristine McIntyre, stage director

Joshua Hopkins, Don Giovanni
Melinda Whittington, Donna Anna
Aaron Blake, Don Ottavio
Matthew Burns, Leporello
Caitlin Lynch, Donna Elvira
Sarah Coit, Zerlina
Markel Reed, Masetto
Richard Wiegold, Commendatore

SYNOPSIS

At night, in the street outside the Commendatore’s house, Leporello bemoans his fate working for the dissolute Don Giovanni. Suddenly Giovanni runs into the street pursued by Donna Anna, the Commendatore’s daughter, who accuses him of trying to attack her...

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ONLINE LEARNING

Don Giovanni, a young, arrogant, and sexually promiscuous nobleman, abuses and outrages everyone else in the cast until he encounters something he cannot kill, beat up, dodge, or outwit.

It’s clear that this story is not about a good person, but the tale of Don Giovanni certainly provides plenty of fodder for good opera, and Mozart was more than up to the challenge...

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DON GIOVANNI AS NOIR

 

SPONSORS

Season Sponsor:

Eccles Foundation

Production Sponsor:

 

Set and Costume Sponsor:

Zions Bank   BMW

Opera Artistic Director Sponsor:

 

Supertitles Sponsor:

Emma Eccles Jones Foundation   Frederick Q. Lawson Foundation

Thursday Student Dress Rehearsal Sponsor:

 

Opening Performance Sponsor:

Dominion Questar Corporation   O.C. Tanner

Performance Sponsors – May 19:

 

Floral Season Sponsor:

Utah Arts

Nation Endowment for the ARts

  Every Blooming Thing

Cast Party Sponsor:

 

VIP Intermission Reception Sponsors:

New Yorker   Bambara

&
The Empress Theatre

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