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Dionizetti's elixir of love is back at the Cairo Opera House

An operatic comedy by Dionizetti returns to the stage of the Cairo Opera House on 23 and 24 June

Ahram Online, Sunday 19 Jun 2011
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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

Programme:
Thursday 23 June, 8pm
Friday 24 June, 8pm
Cairo Opera House Main Hall

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