The Royal Opera - L'elisir d'amore Reviews
11 July 2020
Aleksandra Kurzak (Adina), Roberto Alagna (Nemorino)
Ambrogio Maestri (Dr Dulcamara)
Aleksandra Kurzak (Adina), Fabio Capitanucci (Belcore)
General scene
Roberto Alagna (Nemorino)

Performance reviews

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L'elisir d'amore

The Royal Opera

No. of reviews: 15

Roberto Alagna retourne au bel canto
7 Dec 12 / Forum Opéra
Alagna takes center stage with belly flops, Sicilian song
27 Nov 12 / Bloomberg
After a busy autumn of Wagner, Royal Opera lightens the mood with the rustic charms of Donizetti’s L'elisir d'amore
24 Nov 12 / Telegraph
Alagna gives a stunning performance: boyish, lyrical, acrobatic and touching
18 Nov 12 / The Observer
A revival worth catching for the cast
17 Nov 12 / Opera Britannia
Vibrant revival of 2010 production
16 Nov 12 / Music OMH
A run-of-the-mill revival of Donizetti’s bucolic comedy
16 Nov 12 / Telegraph
This is the Adina of one’s dreams
15 Nov 12 / Independent
Covent Garden revives L’elisir d’amore – with more laughs
15 Nov 12 / Seen and Heard
As he approaches 50, Roberto Alagna is in terrific physical shape
15 Nov 12 / Classical Source
The show is in danger of losing sight of the piece’s essential warmth and charm
15 Nov 12 / The Stage
The passing years are seeing Alagna’s vocal cords trade youthful gold for middle-aged steel
15 Nov 12 / What's on Stage
It's a classy evening
15 Nov 12 / The Guardian
Donizetti’s comedy makes for a lightweight start to the Royal Opera season
15 Nov 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
Donizetti's potion fails to transform Alagna into a hero
14 Nov 12 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Alagna/Pop, Kurzak, Capitanucci, Maestri, Gaspar
(c) Campanella (d) Pelly
Performance dates
13, 16, 20, 23, 28 November, 1, 4, 7 December 2012
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