The Elixir Of Love

Posted : admin On 1/25/2022

Gaetano Donizetti

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  • 'A Lord's Elixir of Love' is a historical romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after. Read more Read less.
  • Adina has both her lovers in suspense when Dr. Dulcamara, a quack, arrives in the village to sell his nostrums. Nemorino applies to him for a bottle of the Elixir of Love, and receives from him a bottle of ordinary wine with the assurance that if he drinks of it he can command the love of any one on the morrow.
  • Matthew Polenzani is Nemorino, the poor but good-hearted country boy who wins her love—with the help of the magic “elixir” sold by the quack Dulcamara, played by Ambrogio Maestri. Mariusz Kwiecien is the swaggering Sergeant Belcore and Maurizio Benini conducts.
  • The Elixir of Love (L’elisir d’amore), set in the 1940s Italian countryside in this charming production from The Santa Fe Opera, is a delight for all lovers of 19th-century Italian bel canto. Poor, oil-soaked auto-mechanic Nemorino is in love with the wealthy Adina, but she only has eyes for.

In 1830, when Anna Bolena was premiered, Donizetti made a major impact on the Italian and international opera scene and this shifted the balance of success away from primarily comedic operas, although even after that date, his best-known works included comedies such as The Elixir of Love (1832) and Don Pasquale (1843).

The Elixir Of Love

Dulcamara Elixir Of Love

September 15th, 2020 @

The Elixir of Love is being postponed for a future season.

The Elixir Of Love Metropolitan Opera

Love potion or snake oil? When poor Nemorino fails in his attempt to woo the lovely and wealthy Adina, he turns to quack Dr. Dulcamara, purveyor of phony potions, who assures him that his brew will do the trick. But when it comes to love, the couple learn that the real thing – love that is – beats any elixir the doctor can concoct. Donizetti’s beloved comic opera will charm you with laughs and memorable music, featuring one of opera’s greatest tenor arias. Sung in Italian with English supertitles.


Watch our events page for LVO’s Opera Concert Series – Three online concerts this fall featuring the cast of ELIXIR and bay area singers.

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