František Zahradníček


Production reviews (1)

28 Aug 2021 - 2 Apr 2023
Don Giovanni, MozartOpera: Staged,  
National Theatre Prague Nationaltheater Mannheim  | Performances (17)
Il Commendatore
25 April 2021bachtrack.comMark Pullinger,
Don Giovanni ventures beyond the footlights at the Estates Theatre in Prague
Mozart enjoyed great success in Prague. Don Giovanni was commissioned after Le nozze di Figaro had proved such a huge hit at the Nostitz in January 1787 (a bigger hit than in Vienna) and his final opera La clemenza di Tito premiered at the theatre in 1791, months before the composer’s untimely death. The Estates is tiny, seating just 635 (closer to 800 in Mozart’s day) and from the b...