Village boy Nemorino is besotted with the wealthy Adina. She rejects his declarations of love – but fortunately the quack Doctor Dulcamara is on hand with a ‘love potion’ to help him win her heart.
Adina seems to remain immune to Dulcamara’s potion (nothing more magical than red wine) and agrees to marry the arrogant Sergeant Belcore. Luckily, at the last moment she realizes she really does love Nemorino. All rejoice – Dulcamara most of all, as he celebrates his potion’s proven power.
Sung in Italian with English surtitles.