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Don Giovanni with The West Australian Opera

posted 21 May 2013, 04:26 by Thomas Friberg   [ updated 21 May 2013, 04:27 ]
7:30pm 16, 18, 20, 25, 27 July, 1:30pm 23 July,
 His Majesty's Theatre, 825 Hay Street, Perth 

I will sing in the West Australian Opera Chorus. 

From the WA Opera web site

Don Giovanni is based on the legendary character of Don Juan, one of opera's most shameless and charming seducers. 

From the opening scene, the reckless libertine and his bumbling attendant Leporello crash from one shocking situation to the next. Finally, mocking the statue of the Commendatore in the graveyard seals his fate as Don Giovanni stubbornly refuses to repent for his behavior and his soul is damned. 

Combining comic elements of 'opera buffa' and tragic opera, the light-heartedness in the story and music is brief and is swiftly followed by moral outrage and the thirst for revenge.

The original opera by Mozart, sung in Italian with English surtitles.