Royal Academy Opera presents this thought-provoking new interpretation of Mozart’s masterpiece, Don Giovanni, directed by Christopher Cowell, as Royal Academy Opera returns to Hackney’s historic Round Chapel.
Round Chapel, Lower Clapton Road (at junction with Glenarm Road), Hackney, London E5 0NP
Tickets: available from the Academy’s Box Office: tel 020 7873 7300 from Monday 4 September
£20 (£15 concessions) – stalls, reserved seating £15 (£13 concessions) – balcony, unreserved seating with some restricted views – balcony seating allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Gareth Hancock conductor
Christopher Cowell director
Bridget Kimak designer
Royal Academy Opera
Royal Academy Sinfonia
Mozart Don Giovanni, K.527
Free, no tickets required
Edward Ross tenor
Nicholas Mogg baritone
Richard Walshe bass-baritone
Zuzanna Basińska and Alim Beisembayev piano
James Gilbert clarinet
I Said to Love, op.19b
Earth and Air and Rain, op.15 (excerpts)
To a Poet, op.13a (excerpts)
A Young Man’s Exhortation, op.14 (excerpts)
Five Bagatelles, op.23
A celebration of the composer Gerald Finzi, who was a professor at the Academy from 1930 to 1933. Tonight’s event will begin with a presentation to the Academy of a new bust of Finzi, commissioned by the Finzi Trust from award- winning artist Jemma Pearson, renowned for her sculptures of Elgar and Darwin.
The winners of the Strings, Wind, Piano, and Singers' Sections compete for the Gold Medal at Cadogan Hall.