Skip Navigation Links

Metropolitan Opera Live: L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti)

10 Feb

The season will feature ten transmissions, live from the Met stage, including five new productions and starry revivals featuring the world’s leading artists. Book the FULL SEASON for £180! (£170 Friends)

BUY TICKETS
Metropolitan Opera Live: L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti)

The poor country boy Nemorino is in love with Adina, a confident landowner, but she is way out of his league—financially and otherwise. But when he buys a “love potion” from a travelling quack, the results are rather more than he bargained for. Charmingly staged by Bartlett Sher, Donizetti’s beloved masterpiece combines deft comic timing with touching emotional depth. The production stars Matthew Polenzani, who enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 with his moving “Una furtiva lagrima.” Rising South African soprano Pretty Yende is the spirited Adina, Davide Luciano makes his Met debut as the arrogant soldier Belcore, and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo is the potion-peddling Doctor Dulcamara. Domingo Hindoyan conducts.

Sat 10 Feb5:00PMScreen OneBook

You Might Also Like ...

This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and…
The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. Please note that this broadcast does not have an interval.
Live from London's Royal Festival Hall, join us for a unique celebration of John le Carré’s work as he discusses the full breadth of his career, and reflects on the continuing story of his most…
SEE MORE SHOWS