About this work...
La favorita started life in French as a work for the Parisian Théâtre de la Renaissance, titled L'ange de Nisida. Due to the ill-timed bankruptcy of that theater, it was never produced, but Donizetti managed to parlay the failed effort into a new work for the Paris Opéra in 1840. For this new production, the esteemed F... read more
Curated by Maria Nemtsova, Pianist