Saturday, January 28, 2017

Simon Keenlyside's Don Giovanni coming to PBS

Simon Keenlyside
Barihunk Simon Keenlyside's riveting Don Giovanni from the Metropolitan Opera will be broadcast on PBS on Sunday, February 19th.  Fabio Luisi conducts Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage's staging of Mozart's masterpiece.

The international cast also includes Hibla Gerzmava as Donna Anna, Malin Byström as Donna Elvira,Serena Malfi as Zerlina, Paul Appleby as Don Ottavio, Adam Plachetka as Leporello, Matthew Rose as Masetto, and Kwangchul Youn as the Commendatore.

Check local listings for times. In some cities, the opera will be rebroadcast on February 26th.

Keenlyside is currently singing Don Giovanni at the Vienna State Opera with fellow barihunk Erwin Schrott as his sidekick Leporello. There is one performance remaining on January 29th, when the duo turns over the roles to Adam Plachetka and Jongmin Park. Performances are on March 2, 5 and 9.

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