Raffaela Zenoni designs sets for the opera Don Pasquale.

Sequenda Opera Studio & Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg

Donizetti’s opera Don Pasquale is a timeless turbulent comedy full of twists, intrigue and soulful moments. Don Pasquale, a rich bachelor of advanced years decides to marry in order to disinherit his nephew Ernesto who, against his uncle’s wishes, wants to marry the penniless widow Norina. But his confidant Malatesta sides with the young couple and sets a trap for them. Caterina Panti Liberovici’s vaudeville-style production with typical commedia dell’arte characters provides entertaining entertainment. With young talents as soloists and an expressive stage design made of pictures by the Swiss artist Raffaela Zenoni, the Compagnie Sequenda underlines its outstanding reputation in the international opera field.