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Don Pasquale

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About the Show Less...

Donizetti's comic tale of a scheming old miser and a well meaning doctor gets its first Covent Garden outing. Read More >

The miserly Don Pasqaule wants to cheat his nephew Ernesto, while Ernesto is interested only in marrying Norina. Luckily the clever Doctor Malatesta is on hand to ensure that everything ends happily via a secret tryst and a little disguise. Jonathan Miller directs Donizetti’s comedy of character.

The production is sung in Italian with English surtitles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 27/11/2004

Closing Night: 17/12/2004

Running time: 2h30

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Cast & Creative


Simone Alaimo, Tatiana Lisnic, Juan Diego Florez, Alessandro Corbelli


Director - Jonathan Miller

Designer - Isabella Bywater

Conductor - Bruno Campanella

Lighting Designer - Ivan Morandi

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Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD

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