HGO first-timer Thomas Hampson's light but still surprisingly high-volume baritone and skill at characterization enhanced the role of old Lorenzo Da Ponte
. His real-life son-in-law Luca Pisaroni deployed a sturdy bass-baritone and assured acting as Enzo and the young Da Ponte.
A Kumar), The Complete Poetry (bilingual edition), The Lorenzo da Ponte
Italian Library, University of Toronto Press: Toronto, Buffalo, NY and London, 2018; 208 pp.: ISBN 9781487503765, US$65.00 (HBK), ISBN 9781487522865, ISBN 9781487518714, US$24.95 (PBK), US$24.95 (eBK)
It was to be the third and final collaboration between Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte
. It was to be a comedy of manners with a look into the dark side of human nature.
Mozart and his librettist Lorenzo da Ponte
described the opera as a "dramma giocoso", a jolly drama - and you can see their point with a buffo servant, comic songs and outrageous deceptions, but, on the other hand, ladies suffering almightily from love and a supernatural visitor sending the main character to Hell.
There are important memoirs by Andre Gretry, a leading opera composer who goes on to occupy himself almost entirely with phi losophical reRections; by Lorenzo da Ponte
, Mozart's most important librettist; by G.
Penned by Mozart and Lorenzo Da Ponte
, Don Giovanni is based on the legend of Don Juan, and concerns a manipulative, arrogant, and outrageous nobleman who finally meets his match--the ghost of a man he murders.
Poems of Youth and of the "Vita Nuova" di Teodolinda Barolini, professoressa titolare della cattedra di letteratura italiana Lorenzo Da Ponte
alla Columbia University, e la traduzione inglese di un'edizione commentata delle poesie giovanili di Dante, precedentemente pubblicata dalla stessa autrice in italiano per la BUR (Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli), che raccoglie le rime composte dal 1283, quando il poeta aveva appena 18 anni, fino a circa il 1293.
Branca, Vittore, Merchant Writers: Florentine Memoirs from the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Lorenzo Da Ponte
Italian Library), trans.
Mozart's Don Giovanni is an opera in two acts and the libretto was written by Lorenzo Da Ponte
. It premiered at the Estates Theatre in Prague on 29 October 1787.
The creators of "The Giacomo Variations," a touring "chamber opera play," are firmly in the former camp, having crafted a postmodern stage piece around the actor embodying himself and Giacomo Casanova, melded into various Lorenzo da Ponte
characters from Mozart's operas.
Mozart's masterpiece about love, loyalty and the battle of the sexes, complete with a libretto from Lorenzo da Ponte
, will be performed by singers from France, Italy, Norway and the UK, chosen by the European Opera Centre from some 500 who auditioned across the continent for the new production.