Show Summary Details

Page of
<p>Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use&#160;(for details see Privacy Policy).</p><p>date: 17 June 2019</p>

Don Pasqualelocked

  • William Ashbrook


Dramma buffo in three acts by gaetano Donizetti to a libretto by giovanni Ruffini and the composer after angelo Anelli’s libretto for Stefano Pavesi’s Ser Marcantonio (1810); Paris, Théâtre Italien, 3 January 1843.

Don Pasquale was an instant success as introduced by the quartet of stars at the ‘Italiens’: Giulia Grisi (Norina), Luigi Lablache (Don Pasquale), Giovanni Matteo Mario (Ernesto) and Antonio Tamburini (Malatesta), with Federico Lablache, the great bass’s son (Notary). The Italian première took place at La Scala, Milan, on ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Please subscribe to access the full content.