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: 809478070573
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Time: 2:06:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 63,388

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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