Roberto Alagna  tenor
Aleksandra Kurzak  soprano
Orchestre de Picardie
Giorgio Croci  conductor
Les Grandes Voix

Roberto Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak, who form a couple both on and off-stage, revive opera's greatest love duets

A few seasons ago, a delightful performance of Donizetti's  Elixir of Love at Covent Garden saw their idyll blossom. While the French tenor has long been popular with French audiences, his Polish-born partner is now also winning French audiences' hearts after leading a fine career at such major venues as the New York Metropolitan and Covent Garden. After her moving Maria Stuarda here last season, she made her debut at the Paris Opera House as Adina in The Elixir of Love, opposite Nemorino performed by... her partner. Their superb, generous timbres and their strong, lively characters have enormous appeal in this programme made up of some of the most beautiful love duets in French and Italian opera..

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