donizetti's comic masterpiece in concert.
A charming romantic comedy in the Italian bel canto tradition. Young Nemorino is tricked by a greedy salesman into purchasing bottles of wine that he believes are love potions. Will his adored Adina ultimately admit she, too, is in love?
Full of appealing melodies and plaintive arias, such as the famous “Una furtiva lagrima,” (“The furtive tear”). Sung in Italian.
The Elixir of Love is the 2017 Irene Cummings ('51) Endowed Opera