The cast for L’ELISIR D’AMORE, a co-production realized as a part of the project Opera(e)Studio, has been announced!

Through the auditions held in February, 2019 in Bologna, Tbilisi, Madrid and Tenerife, featuring 181 contestants from 33 different countries, a double cast for Gaetano Donizetti‘s L’ELISIR D’AMORE, 10 young singers from 7 countries, have been selected (Spain, Georgia, Italy, Albania, Columbia, Portugal and Venezuela).
Selected singers include:
Maria Rita Combattelli and Beatriz de Sousa as Adina
Klodjan Kaçani and César Arrieta as Nemorino
Alberto Bonifazio and Jacobo Ochoa as Belcore
Givi Gigineishvili and Matteo Andrea Mollica as Dulcamara
Sofía Esparza and Eleonora Boaretto as Giannetta
Apart from the performances, the singers will participate in comprehensive professional training program focusing on all the disciplines related to opera during the residency in Tenerife, as well as in master classes in the opera houses involved.
L’ELISIR D’AMORE  opens during the 2019-2020 season:
24, 25, 26 and 27 October, 2019 at Ópera de Tenerife;
26, 27, 29 February and 1 March, 2020 at the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre;
12, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 July, 2020 at Teatro Comunale di Bologna.

Stage director Pablo Maritano is in charge of the production’s stage design, which is inspired by the golden age of cinema. A fantasy world through different Hollywood film sets of that era.
The project is supported by the European Commission’s Creative Europe programme.