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Opera at Habitat – LA FILLE DU REGIMENT (THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT)
November 24, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Opera At Habitat Series: Donizetti’s La Fille du Regiment (French with English subtitles/approx. 130 mins.). Conductor: Bruno Campanella, starring Natalie Dessay and Juan Deigo Florez.
The opera this time is a comedy with a delightful score by Donizetti and this live video recording features two absolutely stunning vocal performances from the colaratura soprano Natalie Dessay and the tenor Juan Diego Florez.
Sunit Tandon introduces a video recording of a live production from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, of Donizetti’s sparkling comedy with some of the most spectacularly gymnastic vocal writing for the leading soprano and tenor. The simple story concerns Marie, a young orphan girl raised by an entire army regiment as their mascot and her love for Tonio, who joins the regiment just to be near her. Complications and comedy ensue when her true identity is discovered…