Montag, 9. März 2009

Rolando & Nino = Nemorino & Adina

NEMORINO Rolando Villazón
ADINA Nino Machaidze*
BELCORE Nathan Gunn
DOCTOR DULCAMARA Ruggero Raimondi*
GIANNETTA Valerie Vinzant

* LA Opera debut

CONDUCTOR James Conlon
DIRECTOR Stephen Lawless
DESIGNER Johan Engels

Operatic comedy at its most appealing opens the 2009/10 Season. Filled with light-hearted charm and bursting with feel-good laughs, The Elixir of Love features engaging characters and such captivating Italian melodies as the poignant "Una furtiva lagrima" ("A furtive tear"). Rolando Villazón stars as the lovesick Nemorino in search of a magic potion to capture the heart of Adina, performed by Nino Machaidze in her U.S. debut. Nathan Gunn takes the part of Belcore in his role debut, and James Conlon conducts.

Saturday September 12, 2009 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday September 15, 2009 7:30 p.m.
Sunday September 20, 2009 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday September 22, 2009 7:30 p.m.
Friday September 25, 2009 7:30 p.m.
Sunday September 27, 2009 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 30, 2009 7:30 p.m.

I'm curious about this production, especially how Nino will well how say this in english ?! How she will "interpret" the role of Adina. I don't like her interpretation of Juliette in Salzburg very much, but that's only my personal opinion, so let's see !

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