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Don Giovanni [Il dissoluto punito, ossia Il Don Giovanni (‘The Libertine Punished, or Don Giovanni’)](ii)locked

  • Julian Rushton

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Opera buffa in two acts, k527, by wolfgang amadeus Mozart to a libretto by lorenzo Da ponte ; Prague, National Theatre, 29 October 1787.

The commission for Don Giovanni followed the triumphant production of Le nozze di Figaro in Prague (December 1786). The impresario Guardasoni probably asked Mozart to expand Bertati’s one-act ...

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