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Elisir d'amore 2000Scottish Opera

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The first revival of this happy production was, if anything, more pleasurable than the original, with an ideal balance between the four principals. The young conductor Richard Farnes led things off sweetly from the pit. Lisa Milne, Giannetta in the first run, was now promoted to Adina, and she and Barry Banks made a well-matched pair of lovers. Donato Di Stefano was a perfectly disreputable and seedy Dulcamara, while Simon Thorpe just avoided over-exaggeration as Belcore.

Performance Cast

Nemorino a young peasant

Barry Banks

Adina a wealthy farm owner

Lisa Milne (Exc Nov 4, 8, 17)

Mary Callan Clarke (Nov 4, 8, 17)

Belcore a sergeant

Simon Thorpe

Dulcamara a quack doctor

Donato Di Stefano

Giannetta a peasant girl

Rachel Hynes

Performance DatesElisir d'amore 2000

Map List

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

17 Oct, 19.15 19 Oct, 19.15 21 Oct, 19.15 24 Oct, 19.15 26 Oct, 19.15 28 Oct, 19.15 21 Oct, 19.15

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

3 Nov, 19.15 4 Nov, 19.15

Eden Court Theatre | Inverness

7 Nov, 19.15 8 Nov, 19.15

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

17 Nov, 19.15 18 Nov, 19.15

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