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29 Jan - 29 Jan 2023
Don Pasquale, Donizetti,  
Royal Opera House  | Performances (7)
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  | Conductor: Evelino Pidò
 | Stage director: Damiano Michieletto
30 Ottubru 2019www.newstatesman.comSimon Callow
Don Pasquale at the Royal Opera House: a muted take on an old comedy
How cruel these old comedies are! Don Pasquale, close to the end of Donizetti’s astonishing and tragically truncated career – this was his 64th opera; only two more were to come – is sometimes spoken of as being rather more nuanced than other examples of the genre. But at core it is the quintessential commedia dell’arte story of young love triumphing over authority in the shape of an...