History

1987

200th anniversary of Don Giovanni premiere

Prague celebrated 200th anniversary of the first ever performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni, that took place in Prague on 29 October 1787, by a concert performance of the opera as the Estates Theatre, the scene of the premiere, was undergoing a reconstruction. The Prague Philharmonic Choir and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra were conducted by Václav Neumann, the solo parts were sang by leading international singers of the day.
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