19 Feb '12, 9pm

Wine, women, and song: After all, "wine, women and song" just about sums up the opera by Mozart, in collaboratio...

Who says opera is stuffy and prudish? Certainly not people who have encountered Don Giovanni. After all, "wine, women and song" just about sums up the opera by Mozart, in collaboration with Italian librettist Lorenzo da Ponte. According to director Tom Hawkes, who has helmed countless Mozart operas, lust is at the forefront when it comes to Don Giovanni, which is about "what happens when sex is really the forefront of the hero's existence so it becomes meaningless; a pattern of conquest and abandonment - and not true love." Hawkes hastened to add: "Unlike the posters which I am seeing around town, which are very modern - and they do suggest the sexual nature of Don Giovanni - we are doing it in period, and the designs, both the sets and the costumes, are based on Goya paintings and drawings, which seem to me particularly appropriate for this work. They have a strong force ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Entertainment/Arts/EDC120220-0...

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