The Elixir of Love – Cast and Creative Team

Music by Gaetano Donizetti

Libretto by Felice Romani

after Eugène Scribe’s text for the opera Le philtre by Daniel-François-Esprit Auber’s (1831)


World premiere at the Teatro Cannobiana, Milan

May 12, 1832     


Sung in Italian with English captions


Nemorino, a simple peasant — Leonardo Capalbo

Adina, a wealthy landlord  Nicole Cabell

Belcore, a sergeant David Pershall

Dr. Dulcamara  Andrew Wilkowske

Giannetta, a peasant girl  Shannon Prickett


Conductor Leonardo Vordoni

Stage Director Helena Binder