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Nevill Holt Opera: Donizetti's The Elixir of Love

On sale to Nevill Holt Opera members from 5 January 2016
Public booking from 15 January 2016

5.30pm Thursday 30 June
5.30pm Saturday 2 July
3.30pm Sunday 3 July


The Elixir of Love is the most popular and frequently performed of all Donizetti’s operas.  Declared a triumph at its premier in Milan in 1832, its touching love story and beautiful music secured Donizetti’s place as one of the leading Italian composers of his day. The opera includes the much-loved aria ‘Una furtiva lagrima.’

Join us for what is sure to be a fun and entertaining modern update on this classic opera, originally created by Northern Ireland Opera and Opera Theatre Company.

Director: Oliver Mears
Conductor: Nicholas Chalmers
Designer: Annemarie Woods