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Mozart in Prague: Rolando Villazon on Don Giovanni
Watch April 1, 3:00pm
Duration: 62min
On October 29, 1787, Don Giovanni premiered in Prague, delighting audiences with its tale of the narcissistic womanizer. But what inspired Mozart and librettist Lorenzo da Ponte to create this enduringly popular masterpiece? Acclaimed tenor Rolando Villazón goes in search of answers while recreating the opera's final act in the same candle-lit theatre where it had its debut.

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Long live Don Giovanni

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