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Scottish Opera: Don Giovanni

  • 16 Jun–18 Jun 2022
  • His Majesty's Theatre

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Scottish Opera: Don Giovanni

Overview

Mozart’s masterpiece is one of the world’s most performed operas for good reason. Sir Thomas Allen – whose 2019 revival of The Magic Flute was a sell-out success – returns to direct his stunning production.

In the backstreets of 17th century Venice, hunting ground of the amorous, Don Giovanni waits. A mercurial rogue who flits from irresistible charm to brute violence in a heartbeat, he is the ultimate anti-hero – and he is about to suffer the ultimate reckoning.

Music Director Stuart Stratford conducts an exciting cast that includes Roland Wood (Falstaff 2021) and Jonathan McGovern (The Telephone 2020) sharing the role of the titular anti-hero. They are joined by Hye-Youn Lee (Nixon in China 2020), Kitty Whately (Hansel and Gretel 2021), and Keel Watson. Dark, atmospheric and bursting with life, this is full-blooded opera at its best, and Allen’s compelling production is the perfect partner to the drama in Mozart’s score.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Running time approx. 3 hours 15 minutes with the relaxed performance at 1 hour 40 minutes.

Access Don Giovanni

Friday 17 June, 3pm.

A fully-staged version of the show, specially created for those who would enjoy a more relaxed opera experience. A narrator, The Orchestra of Scottish Opera and a full cast of singers will lead you through a shortened version of the opera, including some of its best-loved music.

Important information

Sung in Italian with English supertitles

Duration

Approx. 3hrs 15mins; relaxed performance 1hr 40mins

Price

£63-£23; premium seats £67

Discounts available:

Access – £12.50 (Dress circle and stalls)

Groups 8+ £3 off (Saturday only)

Schools and youth groups 10+ – £10 per ticket plus 1 in 10 free

Under 26 – £10 per ticket (excl. premium and price band 1)

Friends

Friends discounts

£4 off (Thursday only)