6 February 2014 at 5.47pm | 8 Comments
Before the relay, you can also find out more about the production with our Don Giovanni digital guide, which contains specially selected films, articles and exclusives to bring you closer to the production.
Mozart’s classic tragicomedy follows the tale of the charismatic but nefarious Don Giovanni. Irresistibly charming, he seduces a stream of women accompanied by his long-suffering servant Leporello. However, when he commits murder, his luck begins to change. Find out more about the character of Don Giovanni.
The story builds up to an iconic finale. Find out more about the music that accompanies Don Giovanni's downfall.
Kasper Holten’s new production explores the creative, seductive and destructive nature of Don Giovanni as a character, using video projection to play with themes of reality and imagination. Watch Kasper Holten’s video diary series to find out more about the behind-the-scenes work that went into staging it.
The set is designed by Es Devlin (Les Troyens, Salome; Chimerica, American Psycho the Musical) with video designer Luke Halls, with whom she has previously collaborated for work with Take That and Lady Gaga. Es was recently interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.
Kasper Holten's Don Giovanni had its world premiere on 1 February. Read audience reactions to the opening night and add your own review.
Don Giovanni runs until 24 February. It is currently sold out, but returns may become available. A selection of day tickets are available to personal callers at the Box Office.
The opera will be screened live around the world on 12 February 2014. Find your nearest cinema and sign up for our mailing list.