Winter Festival: Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni is a one-of-a-kind mix of comedy, tragedy and the supernatural, and it’s on the shortlist of every opera fan’s favorites. Enjoy highlights from Mozart’s masterpiece, preceded by music composed for the church and the concert hall.
XIAN ZHANG conductor
ERIC WYRICK violin
Singers from the METROPOLITAN OPERA’S LINDEMANN YOUNG ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
MOZART Exsultate, jubilate
One of Mozart’s most famous works—with good reason. This church solo from Mozart’s teenage years rivals his secular arias for sheer brilliance.
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 4
NJSO Concertmaster Eric Wyrick performs a Mozart concerto into which the composer crafted too much virtuosity to perform himself!
MOZART Scenes from Don Giovanni
Xian Zhang’s selection of magnificent arias and scenes creates a masterful abridged version of Mozart’s dramatic bad-boy opera.