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Don Giovanni

2021-22 Season

Don Giovanni

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Part three of the Mozart-Da Ponte Trilogy



June 4–July 2, 2022


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Run Time

3 hours and 16 minutes with one intermission


Sung in Italian with English supertitles


Lorenzo Da Ponte

Pleasure Has Its Price

Fleeing the scene of his crime, a lecherous nobleman commits a heinous murder—an act so depraved that it unleashes the vengeance of hell itself.

The Mozart-Da Ponte trilogy concludes in a post-apocalyptic future with Don Giovanni, an opera that masterfully blends dark comedy with even darker deeds.

Bertrand de Billy conducts Mozart’s propulsive score. Starring Etienne Dupuis, Luca Pisaroni, Adela Zaharia, and Nicole Car.

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"So run, don’t walk, to see a performance of Don Giovanni at War Memorial... as a performance of this caliber is hard to find!"


Baritone Etienne Dupuis, making a suave company debut, lavished Mozart’s phrases with fluid urgency...

–San Francisco Chronicle


Two women set off to confront a notorious libertine—one hoping to save his soul, the other plotting to exact revenge for a brutal slaying that turned her world upside down.

The action, which spans twenty-four hours, takes place in Seville 

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* San Francisco Opera Debut

June 4, 10, 12, 15, 18, 21, 26; July 2, 2022

Previous performances of Don Giovanni can be found in our Archive

Made Possible By

This production is made possible, in part, by John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn; Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for New Productions; Bernard and Barbro Osher; Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem; and Joan and David Traitel.