|20050209||By Paul Dodgson|
The extraordinary story of Mozart's Librettist, Lorenzo Da Ponte.
From priesthood to poetry, from womanising to bankruptcy, Da Ponte's life was packed with intrigue and adventure.
Da Ponte collaborated with Mozart and wrote the librettos for Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro and Cosi Fan Tutti - so how did he end up 20 years later bankrupt?
Old Lorenzo....Gerald Harper
Monsignor - The Bishop of Ceneda....Robert Pickavance
Young Lorenzo....Bertie Carvel
Joseph II....Alexander Delamere
Angioletta Bellaudi....Julia Routhwaite
Boy Lorenzo....Adam Paulden
Directed by Pauline Harris