Events

When:

Sunday, February 2, 2020
2:00 p.m.

Where:

Concert Hall Screening

Cost:

Regular price $20
Adelphi PAC Members $15
 
 

Don Pasquale


Opéra national de Paris, Don Pasquale

Filmed at the Opéra national de Paris. Sung in Italian with English subtitles

“Foolish indeed is he who marries in old age.” Thus ends Don Pasquale: with a wise dictum not lacking in irony that sums up the disappointments of its hero, a rich bachelor keen to marry, who is deceived by his nephew Ernesto and his young bride-to-be Norina. First performed in Paris in 1843, at the turning point of several eras, Don Pasquale, a composite and varied work, is the apotheosis of opera buffa. Performed for the first time at the Paris Opera, the production has been entrusted to Italian director, Damiano Michieletto, who transports us directly to the sincerity and dramatic splendor at the heart of a seemingly light‑hearted work.

 

 

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