|Mattia Olivieri as Alphhonse XI (Photo © Bofill)|
Mattia Olivieri, Stephen Costello and Eve-Maud Hubeaux, trio from La Favorite:
Mattia Olivieri performs the revised ending of La Favorite:
La Favorite, which premiered at the Académie Royale de Musique in Paris on December 2, 1840 is one of the most important works in Donizetti’s French period. The opera is the second work in the genre composed after Les Martyrs and before Dom Sébastien, roi de Portugal, and was a huge success with Paris audiences.
|Markus Werba as Alphhonse XI (Photo © Bofill)|
Werba performs the role on July 22 and Olivieri on July 24. Tickets are available online.