Opera Philadelphia

Don Giovanni

New Production
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte
Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman
Performed in Italian with English supertitles

R. B. Schlather, the “edgy and imaginative young director” (The New Yorker) behind O17’s The Wake World and the Curtis Opera Theatre’s Doctor Atomic, brings his distinctive vision to Mozart’s classic opera, led by Karina Canellakis, part of an exciting new generation of female conductors.


Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman
in partnership with Opera Philadelphia and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Curtis Institute of Music  Opera Philadelphia   Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Next in the series: Empty the House (May 2019)

MapPerelman Theater

Dates are Mar. 2019.

Thu, Mar 7 7:30 p.m.
Fri, Mar 8 7:30 p.m.
Sat, Mar 9 7:30 p.m.
Sun, Mar 10 2:30 p.m.

Don Giovanni is sponsored in part by the Allen R. and Judy Brick Freedman Venture Fund for Opera.

The Curtis Opera Theatre season is sponsored by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation.

Cast & Creative Team

Dennis Chmelensky
Dennis Chmelenskyas Don Giovanni (3/7 & 3/9)
Jorge Espino
Jorge Espinoas Don Giovanni (3/8 & 3/10m)
Tiffany Townsend
Tiffany Townsendas Donna Anna (3/7 & 3/9)
Aaron Crouch
Aaron Crouchas Don Ottavio (3/7 & 3/9)
Martin Luther Clark
Martin Luther Clarkas Don Ottavio (3/8 & 3/10m)
Amanda Bottoms
Amanda Bottomsas Donna Elvira (3/7 & 3/9)
Ashley Marie Robillard
Ashley Marie Robillardas Donna Elvira (3/8 & 3/10m)
Vartan Gabrielian
Vartan Gabrielianas Leporello (3/7 & 3/9)/ Commendatore (3/8 & 3/10m)
Adam Kiss
Adam Kissas Commendatore (3/7 & 3/9)/ Leporello (3/8 & 3/10m)
Lindsey Reynolds
Lindsey Reynoldsas Zerlina (3/7 & 3/9)
Ziyi Dai
Ziyi Daias Zerlina (3/8 & 3/10m)
Charles Buttigieg
Charles Buttigiegas Masetto (3/7, 3/8, 3/9, & 3/10m)

The Composer


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) was one of the most influential, popular and prolific composers of the classical period. He composed over 600 works, including some of the most famous and loved pieces of symphonic, chamber, operatic, and choral music. Learn more about Mozart.

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