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L'Elisir d'Amore (Glyndebourne)

Overview

This production of the celebrated Glyndebourne Festival Opera marked a first: Italian maestro Maurizio Benini's premier turn as a Glyndebourne conductor. The opera at hand - Gaetano Donizetti's 1832 L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love) - tells the familiar comic tale of the rivalry between an impoverished farmhand and an offensively self-assertive soldier, who end up vying for the devotion of the radiant young woman called Adina. This particular version stars Ekaterina Siurina as Adina, Peter Auty as Nemorino, ...
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Overview

This production of the celebrated Glyndebourne Festival Opera marked a first: Italian maestro Maurizio Benini's premier turn as a Glyndebourne conductor. The opera at hand - Gaetano Donizetti's 1832 L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love) - tells the familiar comic tale of the rivalry between an impoverished farmhand and an offensively self-assertive soldier, who end up vying for the devotion of the radiant young woman called Adina. This particular version stars Ekaterina Siurina as Adina, Peter Auty as Nemorino, Alfredo Daza as Sergeant Belcore and Luciano Di Pasquale as Dr. Dulcamara. The London Philharmonic Orchestra and The Glyndebourne Chorus lend musical accompaniment, with Maurizio Benini conducting and Thomas Blunt serving as chorus master. Annabel Arden directs for the stage.
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Special Features

Illustrated synopsis; Cast gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2010
  • UPC: 809478010265
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo / DTS
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: Italiano
  • Time: 2:06:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 72,636

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ekaterina Siurina Adina
Peter Auty Nemorino
Alfredo Daza Sergeant Belcore
Luciano DiPasquale Dr Dulcamara
Eliana Pretorian Giannetta
James Bellorini Dr Dulcamara's Assistant
Maurizio Benimi Conductor
Technical Credits
Annabel Arden Director
Robin Lough Director
Fiona Morris Executive Producer
Roland Ott Executive Producer
Ben Weston Producer
James Whitbourn Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Elisir d'Amore
1. Opening [:46]
2. No 1 Prelude [2:33]
3. Introduction - Bel Conforto Al Mietitore [1:50]
4. Quanto È Bella, Quanto È Cara! [3:20]
5. Benedette Queste Carte! [:33]
6. Della Erudele Isotta [3:54]
7. Come Paride Vezzodo [7:12]
8. Intanto, O Mia Ragazza [:30]
9. No 2 Una Parola [1:29]
10. Cbiedi All'Aura Insingbiera [5:12]
11. No 3 Che Vuol Dire Codesta Sonata? [1:36]
12. Udite, Udite, O Rustici [6:56]
13. Ardir, Ha Forse Il Cielo [:44]
14. No 4 Voglio Dire [5:49]
15. No 5 Act 1 Finale Caro Elisir! Sei Mio! [2:32]
16. Non So Se È Finta O Vera [1:01]
17. Esulti Pur La Barbara [5:21]
18. In Guerra Ed In Amore [2:53]
19. Signor, Sergente [2:32]
20. Adina, Credimi [4:56]
21. Andiamo, Belcore [2:52]
22. No 6 Cantiamo, Facciam Brindisi [3:22]
23. Poiebé Cantar Vi Alletta [:46]
24. Io Son Ricco [3:46]
25. Le Feste Nuziali [1:32]
26. No 7 La Donna È Un Animals [2:09]
27. Ai Perigli Della Guerra [2:18]
28. Venti Sendi! [2:39]
29. No 8 Sarà Possibile? [4:09]
30. No 9 Dell'Elisir Mirabile [3:52]
31. Io Già M'Immagino [2:37]
32. Come Sen Va Contento! [1:19]
33. No 10 Quanto Amore! [4:16]
34. Una Tenera Occbiatina [2:49]
35. No 11 Una Furtiva Lagrima [4:52]
36. No 12 Eccola [1:16]
37. Prendi; Per Me Sei Libero [7:33]
38. No 13 Act 2 Finale Alto! Fronte! [:44]
39. Ei Corregge Ogni Difetto [2:00]
40. Curtain Calls and Credits [4:27]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Elisir d'Amore
   Play
      Stereo
      DTS Surround
   Chapters
      Act 1
      Act 2
   Extras
      Synopsis
      Cast Galllery
   Set-Up
      Audio
         Stereo
         DTS Surround
      Subtitles
         English
         Français
         Deutsch
         Español
         Italiano
         Subtitles: None
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