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June 2020

Concert Donizetti’s Il furioso all’isola di San Domingo

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street
London,EC2Y 8DSUnited Kingdom
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Britten Sinfonia and Opera Rara revive their successful partnership to present a rarely performed exotic Donizetti operatic masterpiece. Il furioso was inspired by Cervantes' Don Quixote and features a young man driven mad by his erring wife who takes refuge on a Caribbean island. The opera was one of Donizetti's most popular and often-performed works in his lifetime.  In this revival, a stellar cast is conducted by new Opera Rara Artistic Director Carlo Rizzi. Il sees the return of soprano…

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