L’Elisir d’Amore, Donizetti, CUOS

This year’s Cambridge University Opera Society main show brings Donizetti’s sparkling comedy L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) to West Road Concert Hall. Sung in Italian (with English surtitles), and with full orchestra and chorus, this stars many of the University’s finest singers, including Anna Wagner, Henry Websdale, Olivia Brett, Louis Wilson and James Quilligan, under the…

MET Opera Screening: L’Elisir d’Amore, Donizetti

The poor country boy Nemorino is in love with Adina, a confident landowner, but she is way out of his league – financially and otherwise. But when he buys a “love potion” from a travelling quack, the results are rather more than he bargained for. Charmingly staged by Bartlett Sher, Donizetti’s beloved masterpiece combines deft…