Performance spotlight: “L’elisir d’amore”


Enjoy this new clip from Deutsche Grammophon’s DVD/Blu-ray recording of L’elisir d’amore, starring and staged by Rolando Villazón.

“Una furtiva lagrima” performed by Rolando Villazón

Inspired by the cartoon character Lucky Luke and the Spaghetti Western-tradition, Rolando’s staging for the Baden-Baden Festspielhaus is not only a film studio in the thirties but also a Western at the same time. In addition to the opera, the DVD & Blu-ray include a special “Behind the scenes ‘Rolando Villazón’s ‘L´elisir d´amore’ in the wild West’ feature, filmed by Friedemann Hottenbacher. The production marks Rolando’s debut as both stage director and singer.

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