|Kasper Holton's Don Giovanni (left) and Ryan McKinny at the Los Angeles Opera (right)|
The new production by Kasper Holten will be on a rotating set with projections to let the audience delve into the mind of the serial philanderer. Set designer Es Devlin has designed sets for Beyoncé, Jay Z, U2 and Adele, as well as the closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Tickets are available online.
Ryan McKinny sings Schubert's "Gute Nacht":
If you can't make it to Houston, McKinny will return to the role at the Washington National Opera from February 29-March 22. The cast includes fellow barihunk Kyle Ketelsen as Leporello, Vanessa Vasquez as Donna Anna, Keri Alkema as Donna Elvira, Alek Shrader as Don Ottavio and Peter Volpe as The Commendatore. Tickets are available online.
Other upcoming performance for McKinny include Mahler's 8th Symphony with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, his role debut as Joseph De Rocher in Heggie's Dead Man Walking a the Lyric Opera of Chicago and a Mahler concert with mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and the San Francisco Symphony.