Thursday, July 14, 2011

Iván Fischer Conducts and Directs Festival "Don Giovanni"

Hungarian conductor Iván Fischer will be joined by Budapest Festival Orchestra on August 4 & 7 at Rose Theater in New York City for the Mostly Mozart Festival to perform Don Giovanni. The production will be fully staged and conducted by Maestro Fischer. The production focuses on the human body with 16 stage actors forming the sets and props. Singers for the production will include Greek soprano Myrtò Papatanasiu as Donna Elvira, American soprano Laura Aikin as Donna Anna, Korean soprano Sunhae Im as Zerlina, Hungarian tenor Zoltán Megyesi as Don Ottavio, Italian baritone Riccardo Novaro as Masetto, Portuguese baritone José Fardilha as Leporello, Icelandic bass Kristinn Sigmundsson as the Commendatore and Greek baritone Tassis Christoyannis as Don Giovanni. [Source]

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