Royal Opera House

Don Giovanni // Royal Opera House

"The upsides are Simon Keenleyside (quite disturbingly sexy as the murderous Don), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (a lithe and immensely likeable Leporello), Natalie Christie (sweet of tone as Zerlina), John Mark Ainsley (a noble Don Ottavio). Above all, there's Sir Charles Mackerras... "

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Anna Piccard - Independent

Don Giovanni // Royal Opera House

"The whole ensemble, energised by Charles Mackerras's elegant conducting, performs brilliantly. Giovanni's double-act with Leporello, the splendid Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, is hugely funny and never far from violence... Masetto the ox and his little Zerlina - almost as amoral as the Don - are sweetly played by Darren Jeffrey and Natalie Christie... "

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Robert Thicknesse - The Times London