by Vincenzo Bellini
Performed in Italian with projected English translations
front page photo credit: Andrew Cioffi
Norma Opera Overview
If you’re drawn to vocal acrobatics, Bellini’s Druid priestess Norma will thrill and astonish you. The absolute pinnacle for any prima donna with the technical prowess, sumptuous voice, and dramatic fire to master its perilous challenges, Norma stands as a crowning jewel of the bel canto repertoire. This timeless story of love betrayed runs the gamut of emotions from loyalty and passion to jealousy, revenge, and redemption. You’ll hear melodies ranging from the stunningly serene “Casta diva” to the frenzy of vocal fireworks that pour forth as Norma’s rage overflows. Don’t miss world-acclaimed soprano Sondra Radvanovsky in this dazzling masterwork!
– See more at: https://www.lyricopera.org/concertstickets/calendar/2016-2017/productions/lyricopera/norma#./Meet%20the%20Artists?&_suid=149685646545303491944784592207