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summer 2019

"I pray you, do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine."

- As You Like It (Shakespeare)

The Elixir of Love - Donizetti

Performed in English

Libretto by Felice Romani 

Translation by Thomas Martin & Ruth Martin

Taunton – Pottery Farm, The Barn, Whitney, TA19 0SJ

Sunday 7th July, 4pm

Keynsham – Keynsham Music Festival, The Park, Top Stage Marquee, BS31 2BL

Thursday 4th July, 7pm

Usk – Castle House, Monmouth Rd, Usk NP15 1SD 

Sunday 23rd June, 4pm

      "Nemorino is devastatingly in love with the beautiful, wealthy Adina... Adina is devastatingly infatuated with the swarthy sergeant Belcore... Enter Dr Dulcamara, two bottles of wine and a secret inheritance... Join Opera in a Box as they spend the summer at the beach in this 1950s revival of one of Donezetti's best loved comedies."

Director:  Lydia Stevens

Producers: Hannah Coleman, Charlie Morris

Musical Director: Sam Baker

Lighting Design/ Operation: Phil Vivash & Toby Foster

Nemorino: Thomas Edmonds

Adina: Megan Strachan

Belcore: Brendan Casey

Dr. Dulcamara: Harry Benfield

Gianetta: Katie Blackwell

Soprano Chorus: Kimberley Jones

Alto Chorus: Sarah Nash

Tenor Chorus: Thomas Wood

Bass Chorus: Charlie Morris

Nemorino & Adina
Adina & Dulcamara
Nemorino the Ladies Man
Gianetta & Dulcamara
Adina, Belcore, Nemorino
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