The performance includes some of the best arias by Donizetti

Ópera de Tenerife, in collaboration with Garachico Town Council, has staged an opera recital on Sunday, 24 February at 12:00 noon, in the former Convento de San Francisco. This is a good chance to listen to some of the most outstanding arias by composer Gaetano Donizetti (Bergamo 1797– 1848).

The recital features tenor David Astorga and soprano Nina Solodovnikova, who will be accompanied by pianist maestro José Miguel Román. The activity, one of our “Opera Titbits”, will be introduced by Ópera de Tenerife’s intendant, Alejandro Abrante.

The different pieces you can enjoy include: ‘Una furtiva lagrima’ [L’elisir d’amore], ‘Una parola, o Adina… Chiedi all’ aura lusinghiera’ [L’elisir d’amore], ‘Quel guardo ilcavaliere… So anch’io la virtù magica’ [Don Pasquale], ‘Tornami a dir che m’ami’ [Don Pasquale] and ‘Ah! Mes amis, que jour de fête… Pour mon âme’ [La fille du régiment]. This get-together will end with an aperitif.

This activity, which started last season and has already been to Puerto de la Cruz, La Laguna and Güímar, aims to disseminate opera by offering recitals in different venues across the island of Tenerife.

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