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Mar. 08 2015

03/28/15 – Lucia di Lammermoor – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor.

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 30 min.

lucia_met15New coloratura talent Albina Shagimuratova sings bel canto’s unhinged bride, delivering opera’s most thrilling mad scene. Joseph Calleja is her tragic lover. Mary Zimmerman’s production evokes the moors and castles of Scotland for Donizetti’s melodic journey of love and deception, conducted by Maurizio Benini.

Sung in Italian

Cast

Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Lucia: Albina Shagimuratova
Edgardo: Joseph Calleja
Enrico: Luca Salsi
Raimondo: Alastair Miles

Production Team

Production: Mary Zimmerman
Set Designer: Daniel Ostling
Costume Designer: Mara Blumenfeld
Lighting Designer: T. J. Gerckens
Choreographer: Daniel Pelzig
Photo credits: Ken Howard, Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera

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