12/05/1832 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "The Elixir of Love" premieres in Milan
Opera in 60 Seconds: The Elixir of Love
L'elisir d'amore - 'Una furtiva lagrima' (Vittorio Grigolo, The Royal Opera)
Washington National Opera presents: The Elixir of Love
Animation: Donizetti's 'L'elisir d'amore' ('The Elixir of Love')
An introduction to Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore (The Royal Opera)
L'elisir d'amore is a comic opera in two acts by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. Felice Romani wrote the Italian libretto, after Eugène Scribe's libretto for Daniel Auber's Le philtre. The opera premiere in May, 1832, at the Teatro della Canobbiana in Milan.