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Work: Roberto Devereux

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ComposerDonizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848)
PeriodRomantic
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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LA Opera’s Roberto Devereux miraculously comes together

Angela Meade (Elisabetta) © Karen Almond for Dallas Opera (2009)
Angela Meade fills in for an indisposed soprano in Los Angeles Opera’s company debut of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux.
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Joyce El-Khoury shines as Donizetti's Tudor queen

Joyce El Khoury (Elisabetta) © Bill Cooper
It is a thing of wonder that Roberto Devereux is one of Donizetti’s lesser known works. Whether on account of its challenging soprano part, or its fussy Tudor setting, it is rarely performed, but contains some of the composer’s most beautiful – and indeed memorable – arias and duets.
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Radvanovsky tackles another Donizetti queen

Sondra Radvanovsky tackles another Donizetti queen - Elisabetta in Roberto Devereux - at The Met. 
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Mariella Devia, Queen of Spiders

In the opening night of Teatro Real's new season, Mariella Devia proved why she is one of the best bel canto singers of the last decades.
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Darkness and dramatic irony in Roberto Devereux

Christof Loy's modern-dress production of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux for the Bayerische Staatsoper is deliciously, darkly ironic. A dream cast handles the dramatic and musical challenges well, though the voice of the star sounds worn for this star vehicle.
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