L'Elisir d'Amore

Romantic opera from 1832

Felice Romani
Librettist

Description

L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love, pronounced [leliˈzir daˈmoːre]) is a comic opera (melodramma giocoso) in two acts by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. Felice Romani wrote the Italian libretto, after Eugène Scribe's libretto for Daniel Auber's Le philtre (1831). The opera premiered on 12 May 1832 at the Teatro della Canobbiana in Milan.

Year 1832
Opening Night 1832
Time Period Romantic
Instrumentation Opera orchestra

Videos

Gaetano Donizetti: Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amore)
This is a performance of Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amore), performed by Gurzenich Orchestra, Cologne, ...
L'Elisir d'Amore
In this screen adaptation of Donizetti's comic opera, a flirtatious young girl loves teasing the ...
L'Elisir d'Amore
In this screen adaptation of Donizetti's comic opera, a flirtatious young girl loves teasing the ...
L'Elisir d'Amore
Acclaimed Italian conductor Maurizio Benini makes his Glyndebourne debut in Donizetti’'s intoxicating and deeply touching ...
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Albums

Caruso, the Early Recordings
Nimbus
Caruso
Nimbus
Bad Boys
Deutsche Grammophon
The Elixir of Love
Chandos
Alessandro Bonci (1870-1940)
Nimbus
Enrico Caruso: Opera Volume 3
Nimbus
Tito Schipa: In Opera and Song
Nimbus
Tenor Arias, Vol. 2
Classic Art
Opera Arias: Rossini/Donizetti
Claves Records
Luciano Pavarotti: Ave Maria
Vanilla OMP
Pavarotti Opera Highlights
Vanilla OMP
Luciano Pavarotti: Nessun Dorma
Vanilla OMP
Nessun Dorma - None Shall Sleep
Vanilla OMP
Recitals 1927/52
Urania / Qualiton Imports, Ltd.
Tagliavini: Arie d'Opera
Urania / Qualiton Imports, Ltd.
McCormack: Great Voices of the Century
Memoir Records
The Ultimate Tenor
Vanilla OMP
L'elisir d'amore
Living Stage / Qualiton Imports, Ltd.
The Platinum Collection - Mario Lanza
Platinum Collection
3 Tenores Del Siglo XX - Arias
Pattaya
Con Amore - Italian Opera Arias
Warner Music
The Forbidden Opera
Warner Music