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new-classics.co.uk, October 2016

This acclaimed production has spectacular set designs by Es Devlin that make innovative use of projections by video designer Luke Halls. Nicola Luisotti conducts the Royal Opera Orchestra and Chorus and Polish baritone Mariusz KwiecieĊ„ is outstanding as the inveterate seducer Don Giovanni, a role he has excelled in many times around the world. © 2016 new-classics.co.uk Read complete review



Richard Lawrence
Gramophone, December 2014

MOZART, W.A.: Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House, 2014) (NTSC) OA1145D
MOZART, W.A.: Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House, 2014) (Blu-ray, HD) OABD7152D

It is original, thought-provoking and superbly executed.

…the acting is beyond praise, the filming enabling one to appreciate the subtlety of the characters’ facial expressions. Mariusz Kwiecien´ has a dangerous charm and Alex Esposito, more friend than servant, is a perfect foil. Véronique Gens conveys Elvira’s genuine love for Giovanni very well. Malin Byström and Elizabeth Watts are very fine, as is the orchestra under Nicola Luisotti. © 2014 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone





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