The Elixir of Love // Welsh National Opera

Slater's updating is smart... it chimes perfectly with Julian Smith's conducting, at once razor sharp and warm-hearted... The cast is attractive too: the company's Australian "house" soprano Natalie Christie, shining as never before in Adina's bright coloratura; the Welshman David Kempster strutting his stuff... and his compatriot Neil Davies, incarnating the fraudulent purveyor of love potions with sly relish... "

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High Canning - The Times