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2 stars
Nice little bar in back corner of theater w/wine and beer -- ok to drink in your seats.
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public transportation… we dont need even more cars in NYC
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"Don Giovanni" Live HD Broadcast
7 ratings
4.4 average rating
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9 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 07 2011

Enjoyed the opera but the live feed kept cutting in & out. Last 10 minutes of the performance was cut off altogether which was very disappointing.

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 07 2011

Beautiful singing marred by technical failures in the live broadcast. Sound failures in the first act followed a 2 minute video failure in the finale. Staging was very sparse compared to performances at the Met.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 07 2011

Really wonderful. A well conceived concept executed with respect as well as daring by Carson. And the singing was exemplary especially Mattei, Terfel, Netrebko and most especially, the "Zerlina."

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Quotes & Highlights

“The much-anticipated gala season premier” —CBS News
Anna Netrebko is “the opera world’s hottest female star, with a pure and silken tone, a beautiful face and figure, and acting skills to boot.” —_San Francisco Chronicle _
Netrebko has “a captivating voice that is both high and deep, lustrous and velvety, and she is one of that growing breed of opera singers who can actually act.” —The New York Times


*Direction: *

Conductor Daniel Barenboim

Staging Robert Carsen

Sets Michael Levine

Costumes Brigitte Reiffenstuel

Lights Robert Carsen and Peter Van Praet

Choreography Philippe Giraudeau

*Cast: *

Don Giovanni – Peter Mattei

Donna Anna – Anna Netrebko

Don Ottavio – Giuseppe Filianoti

Donna Elvira – Barbara Frittoli

Leporello – Bryn Terfel

Zerlina – Anna Prohaska

Masetto – Stefan Kocan

*Running Time: *

195 minutes including intermissions

The later show is a delayed satellite re-broadcast of the 12:00pm live broadcast.

About the Ticket Supplier: Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. It reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts and touring.