VIDEO: 'Don Giovanni' Baroque Orchestra's Grand Finale

Mozart's classic brings down curtain on summer festival.

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey concluded their week-long, townwide summer music festival with the spectacle of "Don Giovanni," Sunday to a packed house at The College of Saint Elizabeth.

Based on the Don Juan myth, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (and Lorenzo da Ponte's) opera of seduction, murder and vengeance was directed by Karole Lewis, who also did the costumes.

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey, conducted by Robert W. Butts, played the magnificient score.

The cast included: Robert Prowse (Don Giovanni), Hyong Sik Jo (Leporello), Karole Lewis (Donna Anna), Kevin Peters (Don Ottavio), Tinnia Manteneri (Donna Elvira), Don Sheasley (Commendatore), Jacqueline Leiva (Zerlina) and Ilya Ruitman (Massetto).


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