Don Giovanni discography

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This is a partial discography of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera Don Giovanni.

Audio[edit]

Year Cast
(Don Giovanni,
Leporello,
Donna Anna,
Don Ottavio,
Donna Elvira,
Zerlina,
Masetto,
Commendatore)
Conductor and orchestra Label[1]
1934 Ezio Pinza,
Virgilio Lazzari,
Rosa Ponselle,
Tito Schipa,
Maria Müller,
Editha Fleischer,
Louis D'Angelo,
Emanuel List
Tullio Serafin,
Metropolitan Opera
(live performance)[2]
CD: Andromeda
Cat: ANDRCD 9026
1936 John Brownlee,
Salvatore Baccaloni,
Ina Souez,
Koloman von Pataky (de),
Luise Helletsgruber,
Audrey Mildmay,
Roy Henderson,
David Franklin
Fritz Busch,
Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra and Chorus
(first complete studio recording)
78 RPM: HMV (His Master's Voice)
Cat: DB 2961-2983 (23 discs, 46 sides)

RCA Victor
Cat: DM 423/424/425 (23 discs, 46 sides, issued in 3 volumes)

CD: Naxos
Cat: 8.110135-37
1937 Ezio Pinza,
Virgilio Lazzari,
Elisabeth Rethberg,
Dino Borgioli,
Luise Helletsgruber,
Margit Bokor,
Karl Ettl,
Herbert Alsen
Bruno Walter,
Vienna Philharmonic
(live performance)
CD: Andromeda
Cat: ANDRCD 5126
1942 Ezio Pinza,
Alexander Kipnis,
Rose Bampton,
Charles Kullman,
Jarmila Novotná,
Bidu Sayão,
Mack Harrell,
Norman Cordon
Bruno Walter,
Metropolitan Opera
(live performance)
CD: Andromeda
Cat: ANDRCD 9040
1944 Ezio Pinza,
Salvatore Baccaloni,
Florence Kirk,
Charles Kullman,
Eleanor Steber,
Bidu Sayão,
Mack Harrell,
Nicola Moscona
George Szell,
Metropolitan Opera
(live performance)
CD: Walhall
Cat: WLCD 0106
1947 Ezio Pinza,
Salvatore Baccaloni,
Regina Resnik,
Charles Kullman,
Polyna Stoska,
Nadine Conner,
Lorenzo Alvary,
Jerome Hines
Max Rudolf,
Metropolitan Opera
(live performance)
CD: Omega
Cat: 648
1950 Tito Gobbi,
Erich Kunz,
Ljuba Welitsch,
Anton Dermota,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Irmgard Seefried,
Alfred Poell,
Josef Greindl
Wilhelm Furtwängler,
Vienna Philharmonic
(live performance)
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 0094633679924
1953 Cesare Siepi,
Otto Edelmann,
Elisabeth Grümmer,
Anton Dermota,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Erna Berger,
Walter Berry,
Raffaele Arié
Wilhelm Furtwängler,
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor,
Wiener Philharmoniker
(Live Performance Salzburger Festspiele)
CD: Orfeo
Cat: C 624 043 D
1954 Cesare Siepi,
Otto Edelmann,
Elisabeth Grümmer,
Anton Dermota,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Erna Berger,
Walter Berry,
Dezső Ernster
Wilhelm Furtwängler,
Vienna Philharmonic
(live performance) also as video
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 336 799-2
1955 Cesare Siepi,
Fernando Corena,
Suzanne Danco,
Anton Dermota,
Lisa Della Casa,
Hilde Gueden,
Walter Berry,
Kurt Böhme
Josef Krips,
Wiener Philharmoniker,
Wiener Staatsopernchor
(first stereo recording)
CD: Decca Heritage Masters
Cat: 478 1389
Giuseppe Taddei,
Italo Tajo,
Mary Curtis Verna,
Cesare Valletti,
Carla Gavazzi,
Elda Ribetti,
Vito Susca,
Antonio Zerbini
Max Rudolf,
Chorus and Orchestra RAI Torino
CD: Warner-Fonit
Cat: 0927 43561-2
George London,
Erich Kunz,
Lisa Della Casa,
Anton Dermota,
Sena Jurinac,
Irmgard Seefried,
Walter Berry,
Ludwig Weber
Karl Böhm,
Wiener Staatsoper
(live performance, sung in German)
CD: RCA Red Seal
Cat: 74321 57737 2
George London,
Walter Berry,
Hilde Zadek,
Léopold Simoneau,
Sena Jurinac,
Graziella Sciutti,
Eberhard Wächter,
Ludwig Weber
Rudolf Moralt,
Wiener Kammerchor,
Wiener Symphoniker
CD: Philips
Cat: 438 674-2
1956 Antonio Campo,
Marcello Curtis,
Teresa Stich-Randall,
Nicolai Gedda,
Suzanne Danco,
Anna Moffo,
André Vessières,
Raffaele Arié
Hans Rosbaud,
Artistes et Choeurs du Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 1956,
Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 7243 5 72195 2 5 (with Le Nozze di Figaro)
1959 Eberhard Wächter,
Giuseppe Taddei,
Joan Sutherland,
Luigi Alva,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Graziella Sciutti,
Piero Cappuccilli,
Gottlob Frick
Carlo Maria Giulini,
Philharmonia Orchestra
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 747260-8
Cesare Siepi,
Fernando Corena,
Birgit Nilsson,
Cesare Valletti,
Leontyne Price,
Eugenia Ratti,
Heinz Blankenburg,
Arnold van Mill
Erich Leinsdorf,
Vienna Philharmonic
CD: London
Cat: 444594
George London,
Ezio Flagello,
Eleanor Steber,
Cesare Valletti,
Lisa Della Casa,
Laurel Hurley,
Theodor Uppman,
William Wilderman
Karl Böhm,
Metropolitan Opera
CD: Metropolitan Opera Guild
1960 Eberhard Wächter,
Walter Berry,
Leontyne Price,
Cesare Valletti,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Graziella Sciutti,
Rolando Panerai,
Nicola Zaccaria
Herbert von Karajan,
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor,
Wiener Philharmoniker
(Live Performance Salzburger Festspiele)
CD: MYTO
Cat: 00317
1961 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,
Karl-Christian Kohn (de),
Sena Jurinac,
Ernst Haefliger,
Maria Stader,
Irmgard Seefried,
Ivan Sardi,
Walter Kreppel
Ferenc Fricsay,
Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 000289 463 6292 1
1962 George London,
Benno Kusche (de),
Hildegard Hillebrecht,
Nicolai Gedda,
Sena Jurinac,
Anneliese Rothenberger,
Albrecht Peter,
Gottlob Frick
Joseph Keilberth,
Munich Opera Festival
CD: Golden Melodram
Cat:
1966 Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Walter Berry,
Claire Watson,
Nicolai Gedda,
Christa Ludwig,
Mirella Freni,
Paolo Montarsolo,
Franz Crass
Otto Klemperer,
New Philharmonia Orchestra
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 77776384153
1967 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,
Ezio Flagello,
Birgit Nilsson,
Peter Schreier,
Martina Arroyo,
Reri Grist,
Alfredo Mariotti,
Martti Talvela
Karl Böhm,
Prague National Theatre Orchestra
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: DG 429 870-2
1968 Gabriel Bacquier,
Donald Gramm,
Joan Sutherland,
Werner Krenn,
Pilar Lorengar,
Marilyn Horne,
Leonardo Monreale,
Clifford Grant
Richard Bonynge,
English Chamber Orchestra
Decca/London
1970 Nicolai Ghiaurov,
Geraint Evans,
Gundula Janowitz,
Stuart Burrows,
Teresa Żylis-Gara,
Olivera Miljakovic,
Rolando Panerai,
Victor Halem
Herbert von Karajan,
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor,
Wiener Philharmoniker
(Live Performance Salzburger Festspiele)
CD: Orfeo
Cat: C 615 033 D
1973 Ingvar Wixell,
Wladimiro Ganzarolli,
Martina Arroyo,
Stuart Burrows,
Kiri Te Kanawa,
Mirella Freni,
Richard Van Allan,
Luigi Roni
Sir Colin Davis,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
CD: Philips
Cat: 422 541-2
1977 Sherrill Milnes,
Walter Berry,
Anna Tomowa-Sintow,
Peter Schreier,
Teresa Żylis-Gara,
Edith Mathis,
Dale Duesing,
John Macurdy
Karl Böhm,
Wiener Philharmoniker,
Wiener Staatsopernchor
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: DG 477 5655
1985 Samuel Ramey,
Ferruccio Furlanetto,
Anna Tomowa-Sintow,
Gösta Winbergh,
Agnes Baltsa,
Kathleen Battle,
Alexander Malta,
Paata Burchuladze
Herbert von Karajan,
Berlin Philharmonic
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
DG DG 419 179-2
Alan Titus,
Rolando Panerai,
Júlia Várady,
Thomas Moser,
Arleen Auger,
Edith Mathis,
Rainer Scholze,
Jan-Hendrik Rootering
Rafael Kubelík,
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks,
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
CD: RCA Classics (BMG)
Cat: 74321 25284 2 (deleted)
Hermann Prey,
Malcolm King,
Cheryl Studer,
Gösta Winbergh,
Gundula Janowitz,
Krisztina Laki,
Marcel Vanaud,
Sergei Koptchak
Jeffrey Tate,
Choeur de Radio France,
Orchestre National de France
A live concert performance recorded on March 20, 1985
CD or MP3, Houseofopera-dot-com
1988 Thomas Hampson,
László Polgár,
Edita Gruberová,
Hans Peter Blochwitz,
Roberta Alexander,
Barbara Bonney,
Anton Scharinger,
Robert Holl
Nikolaus Harnoncourt,
Chorus of the Royal Netherlands Opera,
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
CD: Teldec Classics
Cat: 022924418426
1989 Håkan Hagegård,
Gilles Cachemaille,
Arleen Auger,
Nico van der Meel,
Della Jones,
Barbara Bonney,
Bryn Terfel,
Kristinn Sigmundsson
Arnold Östman,
Drottningholm Palace Theatre Orchestra & Chorus
(Prague version, with Vienna version alternatives and additions included in appendix)
CD: L'oiseau-lyre
Cat: 425 943-2
1990 Thomas Allen,
Simone Alaimo,
Sharon Sweet,
Francisco Araiza,
Karita Mattila,
Marie McLaughlin,
Claudio Otelli,
Robert Lloyd
Sir Neville Marriner,
Academy of St Martin in the Fields and Ambrosian Opera Chorus
CD: Philips
Cat: 473 959-2
1992 Andreas Schmidt,
Gregory Yurisich,
Amanda Halgrimson,
John Mark Ainsley,
Lynne Dawson,
Nancy Argenta,
Gerald Finley,
Alastair Miles
Roger Norrington,
London Classical Players and Schütz Choir of London
(Includes both Prague and Vienna versions complete)
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 7 54859 2
1993 Thomas Allen,
Richard Van Allan,
Carol Vaness,
Keith Lewis,
Maria Ewing,
Elizabeth Gale,
John Rawnsley,
Dimitri Kavrakos
Bernard Haitink
London Philharmonic Orchestra and Glyndebourne Chorus
CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 94635863857
1994 Rodney Gilfry,
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo,
Ľuba Orgonášová,
Christoph Prégardien,
Charlotte Margiono,
Eirian James,
Julian Clarkson,
Andrea Silvestrelli
John Eliot Gardiner
English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir
(live performance)
(Includes all music from both Prague and Vienna versions; compact discs can be programmed to play either version.)
CD: DG Archiv
Cat: 445 870-2
1995 Bo Skovhus,
Alessandro Corbelli,
Christine Brewer,
Jerry Hadley,
Felicity Lott,
Nuccia Focile,
Umberto Chiummo
Charles Mackerras
Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus
CD: Telarc
Cat: 80726
1997 Bryn Terfel,
Michele Pertusi,
Renée Fleming,
Herbert Lippert,
Ann Murray,
Monica Groop,
Roberto Scaltriti,
Mario Luperi
Sir Georg Solti,
London Philharmonic
(Live Performance)
CD: London
Cat: 455 500-2
1998 Simon Keenlyside,
Bryn Terfel,
Carmela Remigio,
Uwe Heilmann,
Soile Isokoski,
Patrizia Pace,
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo,
Matti Salminen
Claudio Abbado,
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
1999 Peter Mattei,
Gilles Cachemaille,
Carmela Remigio,
Mark Padmore,
Véronique Gens,
Lisa Larsson,
Till Fechner,
Gudjon Oskarsson
Daniel Harding,
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
CD: Virgin Classics
2000 Garry Magee,
Andrew Shore,
Majella Cullagh,
Barry Banks,
Vivian Tierney,
Mary Plazas,
Dean Robinson,
Clive Bayley
David Parry,
Philharmonia Orchestra and Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
CD: Chandos Records
Cat: CHA 3057 (in English)
Bo Skovhus,
Renato Girolami,
Adrianne Pieczonka,
Torsten Kerl,
Regina Schörg,
Ildikó Raimondi
Boaz Daniel,
Janusz Monarcha
Michael Halász,
Nicolaus Estherházy Sinfonia and the Hungarian Radio Chorus
CD: Naxos
Cat: 8.660080-82
2006 Johannes Weisser,
Lorenzo Regazzo,
Olga Pasichnyk,
Kenneth Tarver,
Alex Penda,
Sunhae Im,
Nikolay Borchev,
Allessandro Guerzoni
René Jacobs,
RIAS Kammerchor and Freiburger Barockorchester
CD: Harmonia Mundi
Cat: HMC901964.66
2012 Ildebrando D'Arcangelo,
Luca Pisaroni,
Diana Damrau,
Rolando Villazón,
Joyce DiDonato,
Mojca Erdmann,
Konstantin Wolff,
Vitalij Kowaljow
Yannick Nézet-Séguin,
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 0289 477 9878 1

Film and video[edit]

Year Cast
(Don Giovanni,
Leporello,
Donna Anna,
Don Ottavio,
Donna Elvira,
Zerlina,
Masetto,
Commendatore)
Conductor and orchestra
Film/video director:
Label[1]
1954 Cesare Siepi,
Otto Edelmann,
Elisabeth Grümmer,
Anton Dermota,
Lisa Della Casa,
Erna Berger,
Walter Berry,
Dezső Ernster
Wilhelm Furtwängler,
Vienna Philharmonic
Shot on 35mm film; directed by Paul Czinner using multi-cameras.[3][4]
also as audio
VHS: VAI, Cat: 69063
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon,
Cat: 000440 073 0199 9
1961 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,
Walter Berry
Elisabeth Grümmer,
Donald Grobe,
Pilar Lorengar,
Erika Köth,
Ivan Sardi,
Josef Greindl
Ferenc Fricsay,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
(Videotaped performance for television; in black & white, sung in German)
DVD: Premiere Opera Ltd.
Cat: 5245
1977 Theo Adam,
Siegfried Vogel,
Anna Tomowa-Sintow,
Peter Schreier,
Kay Griffel,
Renate Hoff,
Peter Olesch,
Motomu Itzuki
Otmar Suitner, Berlin State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
(Videotaped performance for Japanese television; sung in Italian with Japanese subtitles)
N/A
1979 Ruggero Raimondi,
José van Dam
Edda Moser,
Kenneth Riegel,
Kiri Te Kanawa,
Teresa Berganza,
Malcolm King,
John McCurdy
Lorin Maazel,
Paris Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Film directed by Joseph Losey
DVD: Second Sight
Cat: 2NDVD 3132
Audio CD: Sony "Masterworks Opera"
Cat: 82876 87758-2
1987 Thomas Allen,
Claudio Desderi,
Edita Gruberová,
Francisco Araiza,
Ann Murray,
Susanne Mentzer,
Natale de Carolis,
Sergei Koptchak
Riccardo Muti,
La Scala
Videotaped performance; directed by Giorgio Strehler
DVD: Opus Arte
Cat: 3001
Samuel Ramey,
Ferruccio Furlanetto
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Gösta Winbergh
Júlia Várady
Kathleen Battle
Alexander Malta,
Paata Burchuladze
Herbert von Karajan
Vienna Philharmonic
Videotaped performance; directed by Michael Hampe
DVD: Sony Classical
Cat: 88697296049
1988 Thomas Allen,
Stafford Dean,
Makvala Kasrashvili,
Stuart Burrows,
Kiri Te Kanawa,
Joan Rodgers,
Gordon Sandison,
Gwynne Howell
Colin Davis,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Videotaped performance; produced by Peter Wood
 ?
1990 Eugene Perry,
Herbert Perry,
Dominique Labelle,
Carroll Freeman,
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson,
Ai Lan Zhu,
Elmore James,
James Patterson
Craig Smith,
Vienna Symphony Orchestra and Arnold Schoenberg Choir
Video directed by Peter Sellars
Cast and costumed in the manner of a modern blaxploitation movie, set in Spanish Harlem
DVD: Decca,
Cat: 071 4119 9 DH
Samuel Ramey,
Ferruccio Furlanetto,
Carol Vaness,
Jerry Hadley,
Karita Mattila,
Dawn Upshaw,
Philip Cokorinos,
Kurt Moll
James Levine,
Metropolitan Opera
Live performance at the Metropolitan Opera
DVD: The Opera Lovers,
Cat: DVDDONG 199001
2000 Bryn Terfel,
Ferruccio Furlanetto,
Renée Fleming,
Paul Groves,
Solveig Kringelborn,
Hei-Kyung Hong,
John Relyea
Sergei Koptchak
James Levine,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Production directed by Franco Zeffirelli
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon,
Cat: B003MSYXMS
2001 Rodney Gilfry,
László Polgár,
Isabel Rey,
Roberto Sacca,
Cecilia Bartoli,
Liliana Nikiteanu,
Oliver Widmer,
Matti Salminen
Nikolaus Harnoncourt,
From the Opernhaus Zurich
Video directed by Brian Large
DVD: Arthaus Musik,
Cat: 100 328
2007 Simon Keenlyside,
Anton Scharinger,
Eva Mei,
Piotr Beczala,
Malin Hartelius,
Martina Janková,
Reinhard Mayr,
Alfred Muff
Franz Welser-Möst,
Zurich Opera orchestra and chorus
Production for Zurich Opera by Sven-Eric Bechtolf (de)
DVD: EMI,
Cat: 50999 500970 9 8
2008 Simon Keenlyside,
Kyle Ketelsen,
Marina Poplavskaya,
Ramón Vargas,
Joyce DiDonato,
Miah Persson,
Robert Gleadow,
Eric Halfvarson
Charles Mackerras,
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Stage Director: Francesca Zambello
BD: Opus Arte,
Cat: OABD7028D[5]
2010 Gerald Finley,
Luca Pisaroni,
Anna Samuil,
William Burden,
Kate Royal,
Anna Virovlansky,
Guido Loconsolo,
Brindley Sherratt
Vladimir Jurowski,
Glyndebourne Festival Opera,
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment,
Stage direction by Jonathan Kent,
Video direction by Peter Maniura
DVD: EMI
Cat: 072017-9[6]
2011 Peter Mattei,
Bryn Terfel,
Anna Netrebko,
Giuseppe Filianoti,
Barbara Frittoli,
Anna Prohaska,
Stefan Kocan,
Kwangchul Youn
Daniel Barenboim,
La Scala Theatre Orchestra and Chorus,
Directed by Robert Carsen
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Recordings of Don Giovanni on operadis-opera-discography.org.uk
  2. ^ Don Giovanni, Met matinee broadcast performance January 20, 1934
  3. ^ Technical specs on IMDB
  4. ^ Richard Fawkes (2000), Opera on Film London: Duckworth, pp. 149–50
  5. ^ "Mozart – Don Giovanni – Blu-ray disc". U.K.: Opus Arte. 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2010. 
  6. ^ Top-rated video in The Gramophone Classical Music Guide 2012, pp. 823–24. (Vienna version, lacking "Il mio tesoro")

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