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"L'Elisir d'Amore" Romantic Candle
"Elixir of Love" Romantic Candle
We were inspired by Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore opera about a poor peasant who falls in love with a beautiful and wealthy landowner. Unable to summon the courage to express his feelings, he buys a bottle of special elixir from a traveling medicine man. The 'elisir' works its magic and true love wins out.
The Met Opera Shop's exclusive 'elixir' includes this lovely soy candle with a soft champagne scent. It comes in a durable cardboard box sturdy enough for mailing your own true love.
- Scent: Champagne
- Soy Candle, 8 oz glass tumbler, wrapped in vintage map of NYC
- Approximately 60 hour burn time
- Lead free cotton wick
- Made in New York City
L’Elisir d’Amore premiered at Milan’s Teatro Cannobiana in 1832. The opera is quintessential Donizetti, and one of the composer’s greatest popular successes. Nemorino, a poor peasant is in love with Adina, a wealthy landowner. Unable to summon the courage to express his feelings, he buys a bottle of special elixir from a traveling medicine man. Unbeknownst to Nemorino, the bottle holds nothing but Bordeaux wine, but the ‘Elisir’ works some magic nevertheless.
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