L'Elisir d'Amore, Opera Bastille, Paris: 28 September-9 November 2021

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L’Elisir d’amore is, without a doubt, Donizetti’s comic masterpiece. Laurent Pelly’s playful production transposes this melodrama giocoso into the Italy of the 1960s – complete with bales of hay and Vespas. Don't miss out and book your tickets now!

  • A jewel in opera buffa's crown, Gaetano Donizetti's L'Elisir d'amore strikes a fine balance between farce and sentimental intrigue in tender and melancholy tones. Giacomo Sagripanti directs a team of virtuoso singers led by Sidney Mancasola and, alternating with Matthew Polenzani, Pene Pati, in a Laurent Pelly's staging filled with lightness, freshness and poetry.

    L’Elisir d’amore

    Melodramma Giocoso in two acts (1832)

    After Eugène Scribe's Le Philtre based on Auber

    • Music:

      Gaetano Donizetti - (1797-1848)

    • Libretto:

      Felice Romani

    • Conductor:

      Giampaolo Bisanti - (28 sept. > 30 oct.)

      Leonardo Sini - (2, 9 nov.)

    • Director:

      Laurent Pelly

    • Costume design:

      Laurent Pelly

    • Set design:

      Chantal Thomas

    • Lighting design:

      Joël Adam

    • Dramaturgy:

      Agathe Mélinand

    • Chorus master:

      Alessandro Di Stefano

  • Cast


    • Adina:

      • Sydney Mancasola

    • Nemorino:

      • Matthew Polenzani

        (28 Sept. > 21 Oct.)

      • Pene Pati

        (24 Oct. > 9 Nov.)

    • Belcore:

      • Simone Del Savio

    • Il Dottor Dulcamara:

      • Carlo Lepore

        (28 Sept. > 9 Oct.)

      • Ambrogio Maestri

        (13 Oct. > 9 Nov.)

    • Giannetta:

      • Lucrezia Drei

L'Elisir d'Amore, Opera Bastille, Paris:  28 September-9 November 2021
L'Elisir d'Amore, Opera Bastille, Paris: 28 September-9 November 2021

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