A production of Mozart's "Don Giovanni." Set in 17th-century Seville, the opera employs satire and fantasy to illuminate the legend of Don Juan (bass Samuel Ramey) and his amorous pursuit of women. Donna Anna: Anna Tomowa-Sintow. Leporello: Ferruccio Furlanetto. Donna Elvira: Julia Varady. Zerlina: Kathleen Battle. Herbert von Karajan conducts.
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- Premiered: November 4, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)