Don Pasquale
Performance cancelled

due to the decree of the Federal Ministry for Health
Music Gaetano Donizetti

13. May 2020
Wednesday
19.30 - 22.00
1 intermission
16. May 2020
Saturday
19.30 - 22.00
1 intermission
21. October 2020
Wednesday
1 intermission
Ordering tickets
13. March 2021
Saturday
1 intermission
Ordering tickets

Cast 13.05.2020

Conductor Pavel Baleff
Director Irina Brook
Stage Design Noëlle Ginefri-Corbel
Costume Design Sylvie Martin-Hyszka
Lighting Design Arnaud Jung
Choreography Martin Buczko
Don Pasquale Pietro Spagnoli
Ernesto Josh Lovell
Malatesta Adam Plachetka
Norina Andrea Carroll

Details

It is one of the world's most famous comedies: On the one side we see an ageing bachelor intent on preserving his assets and who wants to assume the role of a lover once more. On the other we see a young leading lady who cleverly toys with him. In »Don Pasquale«, Donizetti has skilfully constructed the plot and its rounded characters: While the opera is a burlesque, it is also a timeless masterpiece of a conflict between patriarchal desires and youthful self-determination. Director Irina Brook gives the comedy a contemporary touch, swiftly leading it into an exaggeratedly candy-coloured finale, in which laughter is welcome, albeit not only directed at the characters. Erwin Schrott, a »singing actor« in the best sense of the word, makes his debut in the title role in the first series.

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