L’Elisir d’Amore (The Elixir of Love)
by Gaetano Donizetti
One the most consistently popular operatic comedies for almost two centuries, With deft comedic timing but also emotionally revealing, L’Elisir d’Amore combines a lighthearted story with beautiful melodies. Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met with her first Adina opposite Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino.
The opera is set in a small village in rural Italy where everyone knows everyone and where traveling salesmen provide a major form of public entertainment.
Conductor: Domingo Hindoyan
Adina: Pretty Yende
Nemorino: Matthew Polenzani
Belcore: Davide Luciano
Dulcamara: Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
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Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 2 hrs 39 min
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This opera will be broadcast live to cinemas around the world. Find one year you at the link on this page (LINKS section).
Starts at 9:00am California time in a cinema (but 10am on CapRadio).