About the Event
Don Juan, the epitome of the seducer, inspired Mozart to one of his most influential operas. Frivolous, witty and profound all at once. The perfect opportunity for Herbert Fritsch, the master of theatrical folly, whose highly musical style of staging is tailor‐made for this 'light‐hearted spectacle' about fatal passions.
No other work of Mozart's demonstrates in such consistent fashion his frontal attack on every convention – not only in terms of content, but also as regards form. New characters tumble onstage with such abandon that nothing links them apart from the constantly fleeing main protagonist. The first act sees a finale with murder in the air. And the ensemble at the happy ending arrives so unexpectedly that the eyes and ears strain with disbelief. A deadly serious game cloaked in the playful, lascivious peak of Mozart's music. Jordan de Souza‘s directorial debut at the Komische Oper marks the beginning of a new chapter in its Mozart cycle.
In German, with German, English, French, and Turkish subtitles.
Introduction in German 30 minutes before the beginning of the performance in the Komische Oper Berlin Foyer.
The price categories of the event include costs of concert and dinner.
Round off your evening with an exclusive dinner and savor the many tastes of popular national dishes in Germany's capital. The restaurant Gendarmerie (Behrenstraße 42, 10117 Berlin) is situated within a short walking distance of the concert venue and will spoil you with the best of German cuisine in Berlin.
Starters (choice of):
*Sautéed shrimps (150g) with garlic, olive oil, parsley and Harissa mayonnaise*
*Steak tartar (90g) of dry aged beef fillet with French fries*
*Lettuce hearts – aioli – parmesan – avocado with prawns*
Main Courses (choice of):
*Pan‐fried escalope (schnitzel) with potato salad and cranberries*
*Calf’s liver in Calvados gravy with apples, onions, bacon and mashed potatoes*
*Traditional meatballs in a cream of champagne with small red beets, mashed potatoes and crispy capers*
Home made Desserts (choice of):
*Crème brûlée from bourbon vanilla*
*Marquise au chocolat – berries*
*Fine French cheese platter*
drinks are not included in the price
Dinner at Restaurant Gendarmerie(Behrenstraße 42, 10117) at 17:30
Concert at the Komische Oper Berlin (Behrenstraße 55‐57, 10117) at 19:30
- Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus – Don Giovanni > Don Giovanni, K. 527
Cast / Production
Conductor: Jordan de Souza
Director and stage design: Herbert Fritsch
Costume design: Victoria Behr
Dramaturgy: Johanna Wall and Sabrina Zwach
Choir: David Cavelius
Light: Franck Evin
Don Giovanni: Günter Papendell
Donna Anna: Nadja Mchantaf
Don Ottavio: Stefan Cifolelli
Komtur: Tijl Faveyts
Donna Elvira: Karolina Gumos
Leporello: Evan Hughes
Zerlina: Georgina Melville
Komische Oper Berlin, Behrenstraße 55‐57, Berlin, Germany
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