Don Giovanni (Álvarez)


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni opera to libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Directed 2005 by Lluis Pasqual at Teatro Real, Madrid. Stars Carlos Álvarez (Don Giovanni), Alfred Reiter (Commendatore), María Bayo (Donna Anna), José Bros (Don Ottavio), Sonia Ganassi (Donna Elvira), Lorenzo Regazzo (Leporello), José Antonio López (Masetto) and María José Moreno (Zerlina). Víctor Pablo Pérez conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Real (Chorus Master Jordi Casas Bayer). Sets by Ezio Frigerio; costumes  by Franca Squarciapino; lighting by Wolfgang von Zoubek; choreography by Nuria Castejón. Directed for TV by Robin Lough.  Released 2010, disc has 5.0 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: B+

This Pasqual/Pérez take has nice design and great ensemble singing, but none of the women singers manage to be interesting or funny.

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