Metropolitan Opera Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi conducts a new production of Don Giovanni, Mozart’s classic opera of lust, heartbreak, and revenge, with Mariusz Kwiecien in his first Met performances of the iconic title role. The 4-hour opera, hosted by Renée Fleming, will be screen Live in HD on Saturday, October 29, at 1 p.m. at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, Mass.; The Clark in Williamstown, Mass.; and the Beacon in Pittsfield.
Tony Award-winning director Michael Grandage makes his Met debut with a new production that stars an international cast of acclaimed Mozart singers, including Marina Rebeka as Donna Anna, Mojca Erdmann as the innocent peasant girl Zerlina, Barbara Frittoli as the fiery Donna Elvira, Ramón Vargas as Don Ottavio, Luca Pisaroni as Giovanni’s manservant Leporello, Joshua Bloom as Masetto, and Štefan Kocán as the vengeful Commendatore.
The opera will have an encore screening at the Mahaiwe on Saturday, November 6, at 1 p.m.