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At long last, Rodarte's costumes for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Don Giovanni have been revealed. Their work for the 225-year-old opera debuted on Friday in the first of four performances.
The LA Times describes the looks as "powerfully theatrical" and Gehry's set as "stunning." Sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy worked with Swarovski to create more than 20 costumes for the production; according to WWD, "six showpiece costumes, including the headpieces, gowns and wigs of characters Donna Elvira, Zerlina and Donna Anna, incorporate over 130,000 Swarovski Elements."
· Mozart/da Ponte Trilogy: Don Giovanni [LA Phil]
· Rodarte Draws Out Don Giovanni Costume Reveal [Racked]
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