L'elisir d'amore

Gaetano Donizetti

L'elisir d'amore

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The commission for Donizetti's L'Elisir d'amore came shortly after the dismal failure of Donizetti's Ugo, Conte di Parigi at Milan's La Scala Theatre. Eager to redeem himself with the Italian public, he delivered the completed work to the Teatro Canobbiano (also a Milanese theatre) in a mere six weeks' time. The premie... read more

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