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    Un Elixir d’amour

    A factory of ideas, from Gaetano Donizetti 

    All the tenderness and humor of Donizetti's opera in a version adapted for young audiences, where he will once again be invited to participate in singing.

    Un Elixir d’amour
    Un Elixir d’amour © Alessia Santambrogio
    Un Elixir d’amour
    Un Elixir d’amour © Alessia Santambrogio
    Un Elixir d’amour
    Un Elixir d’amour © Alessia Santambrogio


    Marc Leroy-Calatayud | direction
    Manuel Renga | staging 
    Aurelio Colombo | scenography, costumes
    Henri Tresbel |  translation and adaptation of the libretto

    Dima Bawab / Norma Nahoun | Adina
    Matthieu Justine / Sahy Ratia | Nemorino
    Jean-Christophe Lanièce | Belcore
    Thibault de Damas | Dulcamara
    Sara Gouzy | Gianetta / Factory worker / Wedding guest
    Natalie Pérez | Factory worker / Wedding guest
    Norma Nahoun / Dina Bawab | Factory worker / Wedding guest
    Raffaella Gardon, Julien Chaudet, Romain Valembois | actors 

    Les Frivolités Parisiennes

    Sung in French with French subtitles

     Free warm-up Workshop 30mn before each performance

    Audiodescritpion with Accès Culture and in french sign language  (LSF) Sunday 7 February 4pm

    Considered one of the most successful opera buffas in the bel canto repertoire, L'Elisir d'amore has also long been Donizetti's most popular work. It is a true sentimental comedy in which the effectiveness of a comic libretto and beautiful musical writing are successfully intertwined. The story is simple: Nemorino is a young villager in love with Adina, a rich and beautiful heiress. In order to seduce her, he buys a love potion that turns out to be ordinary wine... But after many adventures, the two lovebirds end up getting together. The craftsmen of this version intended for young audiences, have chosen to locate the action in a factory that manufactures a syrup that all children hate. In a universe somewhere between Chaplin's Modern Times and Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, who will have the courage to change the recipe to make a delicious sweet drink?

    PRODUCTION Aslico, en coproduction avec le Théâtre des Champs-Elysées et l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie
    La Caisse des Dépôts s’engage pour l’accès à la culture des jeunes publics.
    ARKEMA accompagne les jeunes générations dans la découverte de la musique et de l’art lyrique.
    La Fondation d’entreprise ENGIE, mécène de l’accessibilité au Théâtre des Champs-Elysées soutient les initiatives en faveur des jeunes en situation de handicap 
    Avec le concours de Lumni
    En partenariat avec

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