Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedyof domesticdrama across two generations.
The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him–with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind–has long delighted and surprisedaudiences, not least as presented with the sparkle of its music and the virtuoso skill of its performers.
Damiano Michieletto’s exhilarating production shows how contemporarythe characters still are and how immediate and touching the story remains.
Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Approximate running time: about 2 hours 30 minutes