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Mozart's Don Giovanni Reviews

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los Angeles, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

120 ratings
4.5 average rating
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33 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

The voices were mostly very good, the costumes and sets were totally Amateurish. Not what I would expect from the LA Opera.
All and all unless you have nothing better to do, skip this one.
But, our seats were excellent, 4th row center, couldn't...continued

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104 reviews
16 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Had a wonderful evening of opera. Bought the Premier orchestra & had front row seats, close to the middle & about 10 feet from the conductor. YAY! Unfortunately, there was only 1 caption box for the Italian translation to English @ top of the...continued

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71 reviews
27 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

what a performance. Loved every minute of it.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

It was an absolut treat! And the seats were extraordinary.

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3 reviews
7 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Opera is always a magnificent experience and this one wasnt the exception, director Placido Domingo and the whole team, sopranos and tenors etc were exceptional , superb as they should be, the only problem were my stupid seats horribly at the back...continued

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6 reviews
9 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Wonderful opera. The production is very nice and enjoyable. The singers are very good and their acting is good too.
I recommend going but do not expect anything sensational.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Competent production but not thrilling. Very minimalist sets.

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Efren Matos Red Velvet
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298 reviews
243 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

I was a great peformance.

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Alan Trevor Red Velvet
297 events
184 reviews
40 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

It's a good old fashioned opera. Lots of fun, well sung & produced.

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106 events
65 reviews
130 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Opera at the Music Center - wow! Hope that Goldstar can get more tickets in the future! Wonderful event!

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patricia pvediva Red Velvet
29 events
22 reviews
28 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

The talk before is always so informative and We so enjoy the show afterward. The Opera was wonderful. Music so beautiful and so
incrediable to listen to. It was spellbinding. The performers were over the top.
A long standing ovation was...

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21 reviews
21 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

The minimal staging and the weak sound projection was a problem. This opera is not one of my favorites anyway, but this production was particularly annoying. The casting was off as well.

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19 reviews
37 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

Opera was terrific but disappointed with the seats. Normally, Goldstar offers incredible seating but this time it was a fail... could not see the stage and had to move to open seats further back...

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Deborah Jones Red Velvet
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14 reviews
8 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

It was a wonderful production. Very traditional, which I prefer. The information in the program about the character development was very enriching as well. A thoroughly ejoyable evening.

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12 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

D'Arcangelo is magnificent as Don Giovanni. Unfortunately, the production is not spectacular, as one would expect of this prestigious company and especially in presenting a Mozart piece. The set and costumes are drab, as is the staging. As for...continued

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8 reviews
81 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

My rating is for the singing! The sets were very sparse, and did detract a little from the overall performance, in my opinion. Would go again, however!!!!!

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rwatersca Red Velvet
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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 28 2012

Superb performance. Much better than the LA Phil production earlier this year at Disney Hall,

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 06 2012

I highly recommend this opera for all to see. I certainly understand why this esteemed opera is one of the top 10 German-Italian operas. Conlon was the conductor for the evening. He is truly gifted in his craft. Such fluidity in the notes. The...continued

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435 reviews
-94 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

Loved the Zorro disguise of the Don in the beginning. Very effective production.

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hopieopie
131 events
84 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

The story was a bit drawn out. The super titles didn't work during long periods of time. The ushers seated people during the performance while shining flashlights in other patrons faces. Very disappointing.

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