L'Elisir d'Amour (2000)

   
 
Music by Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)
Libretto by Felice Romani
after a libretto by Eugène Scribe

Sung in Italian

Conducted by Scott Parkman
Directed by Daniel Helfgot
Set Design by Giulio Cesare Perrone
  Performances:
Evening: Jul. 8, 10, 12; 8:00 p.m.
Matinee: Aug. 14; 2:00 p.m.

All performances at
the Lesher Center for the Arts,
1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, CA



Cast (in order of appearance):

Giannetta: Marina Torres*
Nemorino: John Bellemer
Adina: Tammy Jenkins*
Sgt. Belcore: Armando Gama*
Dr. Dulcamara: Bojan Knezevic

* Festival Opera debut
 


L'Elisir d'Amour
Adina (Tammy Jenkins) flirts with Sgt. Belcore
Armando Gama), who asks for her hand.
Festival Opera Photo
L'Elisir d'Amour
Dr. Dulcamara (Bojan Knezevic)
hawks cures for all ailments.
Festival Opera Photo
L'Elisir d'Amour
Nemorino (John Bellemer) is
hopelessly in love with Adina.
Festival Opera Photo
L'Elisir d'Amour
Adina buys back Nemorino's enlistment
papers so the lovers can be together.
Festival Opera Photo