This production opened the Met's season in fine fashion. Donizetti's L'Elisir has been performed for more than 150 years for good reason. Its just one of the most enjoyable operas around. This production feature Anna Netrebko as Adina, and of course she was wonderful in a role she has done many times. Matthew Polenzani was a excellent Nemorino. This opera contains one of the greatest tenor arias, "Una Furtiva Lagrima", which Polenzani sang to perfection.

There will be a rebroadcast on Nov. 7, and if you missed it this do yourself a favor and see the rebroadcast. You'll have a fun time.