L'elisir d'amore Digital Programme
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Claret and Clarity
Warwick Thompson on the brilliance of L’elisir d’amore
EXCLUSIVE: Conductor Daniele Rustioni talks about L'elisir d'amore
Opera Essentials – L'elisir d'amore
A quick guide to L’elisir d’amore
A full synopsis of this production
NEWS: Lucy Crowe (Adina)
English soprano Lucy Crowe sings the role of Adina in 6 performances at the Royal Opera House
NEWS: Vittorio Grigolo (Nemorino)
Vittorio Grigolo sings Rodolfo in the BP Big Screens Live Broadcast of La bohème (Tuesday 15 July).
Director Laurent Pelly
The French opera and theatre director
Donizetti and L'elisir d'amore
The creation of a comic masterpiece
Musical highlights (Part 1 of 3)
The first instalment of this serial article introduces perhaps the most famous aria in the opera: Nemorino's 'Una furtiva lagrima'
'Doctor, doctor, I'm hopelessly in love'
A psychologist gives advice to Nemorino, the lovesick suitor of L'elisir d'amore
Performances, screenings, timings and Royal Opera staff
Production team, Conductor and principal singers for this production
Musical highlights (Part 2 of 3)
In the second instalment of this serial article, find out about the entrance of Dulcamara and listen to more extracts from a recording
Musical highlights (Part 3 of 3)
In the third instalment of this serial article, listen to more extracts from a recording and read about Adina's final aria, one of the rare moments in the opera when she sings solo
Donizetti and his operas
Gaetano Donizetti wrote over 70 operas; explore the composer's work, life and times.
Photographs of this Season's performances