Review: ‘Don Pasquale’ Returns to the Met, With a Bravura Aria and More

May 19, 2017

Mr. Camarena excitingly sang the elaborate bel canto aria “E se fia che ad altro oggetto,” capped by a fearless high D flat. As Mr. Camarena’s Ernesto rushed offstage, having vowed to seek solace from heartbreak in faraway lands, the audience broke into such a frenzied ovation that I thought he just might return for an encore performance.