Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the 2016 Dublin Theatre Festival featuring a newly-commissioned translation by Roddy Doyle.
Opera Theatre Company
A major new production that marked OTC’s 30th anniversary year, a full-scale production of Mozart’s explosive theatrical masterpiece Don Giovanni in the Gaiety Theatre Dublin and Cork Opera House in collaboration with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. This production featured a newly-commissioned translation by celebrated Irish novelist Roddy Doyle.
A new production directed by cutting-edge Irish theatre and opera director, Gavin Quinn together with Austrian set and costume designer Bruno Schwengl. This production offered a distinct contemporary view of this classic opera.
Don Giovanni’s cast was led by Welsh baritone David Kempster in the title role alongside major Irish singers including Tara Erraught (Donna Elvira) Máire Flavin (Donna Anna), Daire Halpin (Zerlina), John Molloy (Leporello) and Brendan Collins (Masetto).
Gaiety Theatre Dublin 29 September, 1-2 October 2016
Cork Opera House 5, 7 October 2016
Director: Gavin Quinn
Set and Costume Designer: Bruno Schwengl
Lighting Design: Sinéad McKenna
Translation: Roddy Doyle
Don Giovanni: David Kempster
Leporello: John Molloy
Donna Anna: Máire Flavin
Donna Elvira: Tara Erraught
Zerlina: Daire Halpin
Don Ottavio: Alexander Sprague
Masetto: Brendan Collins
Commendatore: Jonathan May
Chorus of Opera Theatre Company
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Conductor: Fergus Sheil