L’elisir d’amore – Sunday Telegraph “Hottest Ticket – Book Now” Sunday 24 March 2019
A NEW IFORD ARTS PRODUCTION SUNG IN ENGLISH
Gates open at 5.30pm for picnics
Performances start at 7.30pm
* Under 18s go free at Iford Arts Opera at Belcombe Court. T & C’s apply, Under 16s must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Min age 12+. Subject to availability. Please contact Bath Box Office for more information Tel: 01225 463 362
Further casting: To be announced
Beyond doubt this is Donizetti’s comic masterpiece and an absolute gem L’elisir d’amore is a favourite! It is impossible not to empathise with the bashful village boy Nemorino (whose aria ‘a furtive tear’ must be one of the most popular tenor arias of all time). He is besotted with the wealthy Adina but she rejects him. His desperation deepens when Adina apparently falls for a handsome man in a uniform. In abject misery he turns to the dreadful and dazzling quack Dr Dulcamara for a love potion….