Aleksandra Kurzak and Vittorio Grigolo Star in Donizetti’s
Romantic Comedy L’Elisir d’Amore, Opening March 10
Enrique Mazzola makes his Met debut conducting Bartlett Sher’s production, also starring Alessandro Corbelli as Dulcamara and Adam Plachetka as Belcore
New York, NY (March 8, 2016) – Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore returns to the Met stage on March 10 starring Polish soprano Aleksandra Kurzak and Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo as the two young lovers, Adina and Nemorino. Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola makes his company debut leading performances of Bartlett Sher’s 2012 staging. Alessandro Corbelli sings the role of Dulcamara, the loveable con man who sells the “magic elixir” of love, along with Adam Plachetka as the sergeant Belcore, who attempts to court Adina. Mario Chang and Pietro Spagnoli sing the last two performances on April 2 and 7 as Nemorino and Dulcamara respectively.