Simon Keefe in BBC2 Don Giovanni Film

Simon Keefe in BBC2 Don Giovanni Film

Professor Simon Keefe, JR Hoyle Chair and Head of Music, acted as musicological advisor and principal contributor to a BBC2 film, Mozart in Prague: Rolando Villazon on Don Giovanni.

simon keefeFilmed in Prague in February 2014, it focussed on the premiere of Mozart’s opera in 1787, featuring musical workshops and a staging – as close to Mozart’s original as possible – of the Act 2 finale.  It was broadcast on BBC2 on Saturday 26 April.

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