A comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti
October 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2013 | 7:30PM
Marpole United Church, 1296 W. 67th Ave, Vancouver
Conducted by Ian Dives
with Roger Parton at the piano
Norina, a sassy young widow, wants to marry Ernesto - but Ernesto’s wealthy uncle Don Pasquale forbids it. She’s far to poor! Instead, the crotchety old man decides to find his own bride, so he can produce an heir and disinherit his nephew. With the help of Pasquale’s doctor Malatesta, Norina comes up with a plan to teach Pasquale a lesson… and put him off marriage for good!
Enjoy a dynamic new production of a classic comedy, featuring a cast of acclaimed and award-winning artists and brought to you by the company whose shows have been hailed as “a stroke of genius” (The Voice), “an extraordinary feat” (North Shore News), “an evening of delight” and “a masterpiece” (Review Vancouver).
Fully staged in Italian with English subtitles
Approximate run time 2 hours, with one intermission