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L'elisir d'amore

Diese Veranstaltung fand in der Vergangenheit statt
Leeds Grand TheatreLeeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, LS1 6NZ, Vereinigtes Königreich
Datum/Zeit in London Zeitzone
Darsteller
Opera North
Tobias RingborgDirigent
Daniel SlaterRegisseur
Robert Innes HopkinsBühnenbild, Kostüme
Gabriela IştocSopranAdina
Jung Soo YunTenorNemorino
Duncan RockBaritonBelcore
Richard BurkhardBaritonDulcamara
Fflur WynSopranGiannetta
Simon MillsLicht

Gaetano Donizetti (1832)

L’elisir d’amore is the ‘male Cinderella’ tale of Nemorino, ineffectual but good-hearted, and his love for the very self-assured Adina, who fancies the experienced charmer Belcore. When the quack Dr. Dulcamara comes to town touting a miraculous ‘love potion’, Nemorino thinks his prayers have been answered. But is it really the potion that makes him suddenly irresistible to all the girls in the village?

Daniel Slater’s sunny 1950s-style production, complete with hot-air balloon and Vespas, is a perfect fit for Donizetti’s irrepressibly fresh comedy. Funny and moving, the opera includes one of the best-loved of tenor arias, ‘Una furtiva lagrima’. The cast is headed by four singers who’ve each made a strong impression in recent Opera North productions: Gabriela Iştoc and Duncan Rock as, respectively, Mimì and Marcello inLa Bohème (2014); Jung Soo Yun, Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth (2014); and Richard Burkhard in the title role of The Marriage of Figaro (2015).

Sung in Italian with English titles

Opera North
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