Mozart: Don Giovanni

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3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0

COMPOSERS: Mozart
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Don Giovanni
PERFORMER: Hampson, Holl, Gruberova, Polgár, Bonney; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Harnoncourt
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 69125-9

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Light, vibrato-less strings suggest a period approach, but Harnoncourt’s tempos seem briskly conventional, wilfully prosaic and short on supernatural atmosphere. His cast is mixed. Michael Scott Rohan