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Mozart: Don Giovanni / Langree, Skovhus, Ketelsen, Petersen, Opolais

Mozart / Skovhus / Freiburger Barockorchester
Release Date: 08/27/2013 
Label:  Bel Air Classiques   Catalog #: 080  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marlis PetersenBo SkovhusKyle KetelsenKerstin Avemo,   ... 
Conductor:  Louis Langrée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque OrchestraEnglish Voices
Number of Discs: 2 
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A new Don Giovanni in Aix by russian stage director Dmitri Tcherniakov and conductor Louis Langrée.

More than two centuries after its creation, the emotional pull of this supreme opera remains absolutely intact. Dmitri Therniakov duly revisits the myth and makes the seducer of Seville a ‘man without qualities’, a cipher whose words have a hypnotic power over women. His words will disrupt the proprieties ruling the Commandatore’s family. His words are also what makes Don Juan such a subversive figure and the embodiment of one of the most powerful modern European myths.

Leading the Freiburg Baroque
Read more Orchestra (Freiburger Barockorchester) one of the best Mozart current conductors, Louis Langrée takes from this formation magnificent tones. Bo Skovhus portrays a dispirited Don Giovanni, old playboy and anti-hero. Kyle Ketelsen is his servant Leporello, currently the most talented baritone for this role. The female trio is composed of Marlis Petersen (Donna Anna), Kristine Opolais (Elvira) and Kerstin Avemo (Zerlina).

Directed by Andy Sommer
Bonus Feature: Don Giovanni in Aix-en-Provence
Timing: 183 min & 26 min (bonus)
Picture: NTSC, color, 16:9
Audio: PCM Stereo, 5.1 Dolby Digital
Region: All Region
Subtitles: French, English, Italian, German, Spanish Read less

Works on This Recording

Don Giovanni, K 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marlis Petersen (Soprano), Bo Skovhus (Baritone), Kyle Ketelsen (Bass Baritone),
Kerstin Avemo (Soprano), Kristine Opolais (Soprano)
Conductor:  Louis Langrée
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Freiburg Baroque Orchestra,  English Voices
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague 
Date of Recording: 7/2010 
Venue:  Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 

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