L'elisire d'amore, an opera by Gaetano Donizetti is a melodramma giocosa in two acts, written in a bel canto style. The opera is a combination of intrigue and creative freshness, topped with several lovely Italian dances and folk motifs; a delight for the listener and an engaging performance both dramaturgically and musically.
L'elisire d'amore is one of the standard elements of the Cairo Opera House repertoire and each year a few days of the season are reserved for its performance. This time, the opera will be performed on two consecutive nights: Thursday 23 June and Friday 24 June.
The opera incorporates: Cairo Opera Company, Cairo Opera Orchestra, Cairo Opera Ballet Company and Cairo Opera Choir.
Soloists: Dalia Faruok, Rasha Talaat, Hani El Shafei, Ragaa El Din, Mostafa Mohamed, Reda El Wakil.
Choir Master: Aldo Magnato
Conductor: Nayer Nagui
Director: Abdalla Saad
Thursday 23 June, 8pm
Friday 24 June, 8pm
Cairo Opera House Main Hall