Don Pasquale – 2011 Season

Gaetano Donizetti


Opera in three acts

Libretto by Giovanni Ruffini and the composer after Angelo Anelli’s libretto for Stefano Pavesi’s Ser Marcantonio

Sung in Italian with English surtitles

First performed 3 January 1843, Comédie-Italienne, Paris

With the City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production (first ever by Opera Holland Park)

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London


Performances on 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 22, 24 June 2011 at 7.30pm


Chorus generously supported by Mrs Angela Lascelles


Conductor Richard Bonynge

Director Stephen Barlow

Designer Colin Richmond

Lighting Designer Mark Jonathan

Choreographer Ewan Jones

Assistant Director Oliver Platt

Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master Carl Penlington-Williams

Costume Supervisor Sades Robinson

Répétiteur Elizabeth Rowe

Stage Manager Olivia Dermot Walsh

Deputy Stage Manager Elaine Yeung

Assistant Stage Manager Elizabeth Fielding



Don Pasquale Donald Maxwell

Dr Malatesta Richard Burkhard

Ernesto Colin Lee

Norina Majella Cullagh

A Notary Simon Wilding