Don Giovanni broadcast on BBC2 on Christmas Eve

Don Giovanni. Photo: Bill Cooper

Don Giovanni from the 2010 Festival will be broadcast on BBC2 on Christmas Eve at 2.45pm. 

The programme will be available to watch via BBC iPlayer afterwards for a limited period of time. 

For this 2010 production, the first new staging of the opera in 10 years, Glyndebourne welcome back the winning team of director Jonathan Kent and designer Paul Brown with Festival Music Director, Vladimir Jurowski conducting the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

In the title role we also welcome back the great bass-baritone Gerald Finley. He has sung Don Giovanni to worldwide acclaim in New York, London, Paris, Vienna, Rome, Budapest and Prague. Finley is joined by Luca Pisaroni (Guglielmo in the 2006 Festival’s Così fan tutte) as Leporello, Kate Royal (the Governess in Jonathan Kent’s 2006 staging of The Turn of the Screw) as Donna Elvira, and the young Russian soprano Anna Samuil making her UK opera debut as Donna Anna.

The production will be revived next summer at the 2011 Glyndebourne Festival. To discover more and find out how to book visit the 2011 Festival productions page.

Watch again on BBC iPlayer until Friday December 31

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