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Review: SF Opera’s ‘Don Giovanni’ takes Mozart’s antihero down a dark timeline

San Francisco Opera’s new production of “Don Giovanni” takes place in a bleak dystopian landscape. Under the direction of Michael Cavanagh, Mozart’s opera returned to the War Memorial Opera House Saturday night in a dramatic staging that mines the darkness at the center of one of the composer’s most enduring works — and suggests the ways that one man’s despicable deeds can corrupt an entire society.