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06 Jun 2006

Don Giovanni — Millennium Centre, Cardiff,,1791112,00.html

Purves_Christopher.jpgRian Evans [Guardian, 6 June 2006]

In Katie Mitchell's production for Welsh National Opera, the emphasis on the full title - Il Dissoluto Punito, Ossia Il Don Giovanni - ensures that the final outcome is never in doubt. The dissolute Don - smooth talker, brutal rapist and murderer - will be punished in hell. But in this revival by Elaine Kidd, 10 years on from the premiere, Mitchell's parallel emphasis on divine retribution has been all but removed.

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