2010: The Elixir of Love by Donizetti

Elixir of Love

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In 2010 we performed Donizetti's ingenious comedy, The Elixir of Love, with Harry Fehr as Director, Nicholas Jenkins as Musical Director, 5 amazing soloists, and a fantastic choir and orchestra made up of members of the local community and local primary schools. This has been a wonderful success and we have already had some very positive feedback. Please see below for links to reviews.

Review from 'What's On Stage' by Simon Thomas

Review from 'The Independent on Sunday' by Anna Picard

Review from 'The Stage' by Susan Elkin

Director: Harry Fehr; Musical Director:Nicholas Jenkins; Designer: Emma Wee; Lighting Designer: Charlie Lucas; Costume Supervisors: Nicola Namdjou; Libby Blogg; Assistant Director: Lewis Reynolds; Repetiteur: Duncan Robertson

Adina: Elena Xanthoudakis; Nemorino: Nicholas Sharratt; Belcore: Grant Doyle; Dulcamara: Robert Poulton; Giannetta: Helen Bailey

English Translation by Amanda Holden adapted for this production

'It proved a perfect vehicle for the chorus and orchestra drawn from the locality and a top-notch quintet of solo vocalists.' Simon Thomas, What's On Stage.

'The cast looked as though they were having a ball and the audience were too. It was another triumph for Blackheath's annual community event - roll on next year.' Simon Thomas, What's On Stage.

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