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By Gaetano Donizetti. RDS, Dublin, May 27

2nd June, 2007

By Gaetano Donizetti. RDS, Dublin, May 27

This is the one about how an old codger with plenty of dosh is tricked by his nephew into marrying his girlfriend who then proceeds to put the old codger through hell, not least because of mountainous purchases from Brown Thomas (this is an updated version). It would take a heart of stone not to have some pity for the poor chap.

Donizetti’s opera buffa is regarded as one...

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