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At The Opera, Donizetti: The Elixir of Love (L’elisir d’amore) - April 6, 2019

L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love) is a comic opera (melodramma giocoso) in two acts by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. Felice Romani wrote the Italian libretto, after Eugène Scribe's libretto for Daniel Auber's Le philter (1831). The opera premiered on May 12, 1832 at the Teatro della Canobbiana in Milan.
Adina – Kathleen Battle
Nemorino – Luciano Pavarotti
Belcore – Leo Nucci
Dulcamare – Enzo Dara
MET Opera Orchestra and Chorus
DG - 1990


8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:03 p.m.
Gaetano Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore BUY from Donizetti: L'Elisir D'Amore; composed by Gaetano Donizetti
Deutsche Grammophon 429744
9:00 p.m.
9:02 p.m.
Puccini: Manon Lescaut: Tu Tu amore tu BUY Santa Cecilia of Rome; Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor Renata Tebaldi and Mario del Monaco
9:09 p.m.
Verdi: Rigoletto- Cortigiani BUY n/a; Fausto Cleva, conductor Ingvar Wixell
9:17 p.m.
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier: Act III, Final trio and duet - LIVE MET Orchestra; Rudolf Kemp, conductor Lisa Della Casa / Rise Stevens / Hilde Guden
9:31 p.m.
Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act: Voi lo sapete, o mamma BUY ; Mascagni, conductor
Guild n/a
9:37 p.m.
Cesare Andrea Bixio: Addio, Sogni Di Gloria BUY from Giuseppe Di Stefano - Torna a Surriento (Songs of Italy & Sicily); composed by Cesare Andrea Bixio
9:41 p.m.
TchTchaikovsky: Act 3 Duet Eugene Onegin BUY from George London: Aida, Boris Godunov, Don Giovanni, Eugene Onegin, Faust (Margarethe), Prince Igor (Furst Igor), Le Nozze Di Figaro (Signature); composed by TchTchaikovsky
9:50 p.m.
Nicolai Gedda BUY from Gesangskunst in Vollendung/Perfect Vocal Art
9:55 p.m.
Nicolai Gedda BUY from Gesangskunst in Vollendung/Perfect Vocal Art
9:58 p.m.
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Die Tote Stadt Duet BUY ; Götz Friedrich, conductor

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