by Gaetano Donizetti at Scottish Opera
"This new production of director-designer team Renaud Doucet and André Barbe is giving us so much more than surface buffoonery to feast our eyes and ears on. (...) It grabs you from the word go to the final ensemble resolution."
K. Walton - Opera Now
SCOTTISH OPERA (Scotland)
FLORIDA GRAND OPERA (US)
"We imagined that Don Pasquale owns a small, run-down pensione. Old and something of a hermit, he leaves the running of the hotel to his nephew Ernesto and to his staff – a rum bunch including a chain-smoking chambermaid, a greasy cook and a past-it porter, so old that he has has shrunk inside his uniform. A chorus of tourists come and go..."
A. Barbe & R. Doucet (View Full Text)
Lighting Designer : Guy Simard
Photos : KK Dundas
Video : Scottish Opera