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LA FILLE DU REGIMENT | Donizetti

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - $21.95 Adult; $18.95 Senior; $12.95 Youth

ArtSpring Presents The Met Opera live on screen

La fille du régiment
Gaetano Donizetti
Sung in French

Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

World Premiere: Opéra Comique, Paris, 1840. This frothy comedy mixes humor with a rush of buoyant melody and notorious vocal challenges. The story concerns a young orphan girl raised by an army regiment as their mascot and begins at the moment of her first stirrings of love. Complications (and comedy) ensue when her true identity is discovered. The action is startlingly simple and unencumbered by intricate subplots, allowing the full charm of the characters and their virtuosic music to come across in an uninhibited way.

Transmission of The Met: Live in HD in Canada is made possible thanks to the generosity of
Jacqueline Desmarais, in memory of Paul G. Desmarais Sr.

The Met: Live in HD series is made possible by a generous grant from its founding sponsor
The Neubauer Family Foundation


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Details

Date:
March 2
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$21.95 Adult; $18.95 Senior; $12.95 Youth
Event Category:

Organizer

ArtSpring

Venue

ArtSpring – Theatre
100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Phone:
250-537-2102