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No such dilemmas about sex in the other major achievement of Santa Fe’s opera season: Mozart’s Don Giovanni in a production by Ron Daniels, conducted with brio by John Nelson.

The production comes with a star turn by both of the rascals, Don Giovanni and Leporello, master and servant, Daniel Okulitch and Kyle Ketelsen, playing off each other with obvious pleasure and panache. American baritone Okulitch made the cover of Opera News this summer, and for good reason: he is so good that one quickly starts missing him whenever he is not onstage. Elegant, suave, extremely handsome, he sings with an unforced, velvety tone, moves with feline ease and speaks the recitatives with the skill of a natural-born performer.

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