Luca Pisaroni begins his 2018/19 season singing Leporello in a sold-out concert version of Mozart’s fiery Don Giovanni. The performance takes place August 25 at the Maschpark am Neunen Rathaus in Hannover. Chief conductor of the NDR Radio Philharmonic Andrew Manze directs the ensemble and star-studded cast in Mozart’s famous dark comedy as part of the fifth annual NDR Klassik Open Air.

The cast includes Ludovic Tézier as Don Giovanni, Malin Byström as Donna Anna, Jennifer Holloway as Donna Elvira, Paolo Fanale as Don Ottavio, Cassandre Berthon as Zerlina, Krzysztof Bączyk as Masetto, and Christof Fischesser as the Commendatore. This performance will receive a media broadcast via

Bachtrack hailed Pisaroni as the current “Leporello du jour” for his portrayal of this signature role at Wiener Staatsoper earlier this year saying he “clearly identifies strongly with the role.”