Donizetti's The Elixir of Love Re-imagined in a 1950s Texas Diner
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The last date listed for The Elixir of Love was Sunday April 22, 2007 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall:
- Full Price:
- $56.00 - $86.00
- Our Price:
- $29.50 - $46.00
For his Segerstrom Center debut, the "King of Romance" will sing his greatest hits, including "Release Me" and "Quando, Quando, Quando," as well as perform a virtual duet with Sir Elton John and other songs from his latest album, Engelbert Calling, his first duets CD. With four Grammy nominations, 24 platinum records, 63 gold records, a Golden Globe Award for Entertainer of the Year and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Engelbert Humperdinck is a legend in the music industry. The "premier voice of the 20th century" (London Times) -- he's sold more than 150 million records to date -- has recorded everything from romantic ballads like "After the Lovin'" to the platinum-selling song "Lesbian Seagull" from Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
“William Burden sings with unfailing sweetness…and has the looks of a young romantic.” —The Financial Times
Music By: Gaetano Donizetti
Conducted By: John DeMain
Donizetti’s light-hearted confection is all about – what else? – romance, love potions, the twists and turns of courtship, and happy endings. Our production, a re-imagination by Sir Jonathan Miller (Theater & Opera Director, Physician, Author), is set in a west Texas diner in the 1950s! And the cast includes sensational tenor William Burden and Russian soprano Olga Makarina. Elixir is a lively romp – the tale of a country bumpkin, Nemorino, who can’t quite catch the eye of the woman he adores. He turns to a traveling salesman who’s pushing the title’s love potion – and hilarity ensues!