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Lorenzo Da Ponte

First Nighter: "El gato con botas," "Le Nozze di Figaro," Carlisle Floyd One-Acts as Opera Magnets

David Finkle | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Since perfect things come along infrequently, it's absolutely required that when they do, a whole lot of carrying on attends them. The perfect thing about which I'm now holding forth is the Gotham Chamber Opera and Tectonic Theater Project's revival of El gato con botas.

2012: Don Giovanni, Almost A Space Odyssey (PHOTOS)

Jessica Robin Trent | Posted 06.04.2012 | Arts
Jessica Robin Trent

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Casanova and Giovanni

Kim Witman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Home
Kim Witman

Casanova was a friend of Lorenzo da Ponte, the man who wrote the words to Mozart's Don Giovanni. Casanova, Lorenza da Ponte, and Don Giovanni. A frighteningly powerful intersection of virility, machismo and hubris.