MET Live: L'Elisir D'Amore Live Performance

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Main TheaterSat, Feb 10 12:55 PM Event Date Passed
Run Time:2h 39min
Category:MET Live
Live Events
Cast:Pretty Yende
Matthew Polenzani
Davide Luciano
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Conductor:Domingo Hindoyan


About: World premiere: Teatro Cannobiana, Milan, 1832. Met premiere: January 23, 1904. L’Elisir d’Amore has been among the most consistently popular operatic comedies for almost two centuries. The story deftly combines comic archetypes with a degree of genuine character development rare in works of this type. Its ending is as much a foregone conclusion as it would be in a romantic comedy film today—the joy is in the journey, and Donizetti created one of his most instantly appealing scores for this ride.