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Lucia di Lammermoor
Soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.
Soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, in an electrifying new staging by Australian theater and film director Simon Stone, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. Tenor Javier Camarena adds to the bel canto fireworks as Lucia’s beloved, Edgardo, with baritone Artur Ruciński as her overbearing brother, Enrico, and bass Christian Van Horn as her tutor, Raimondo.
Language: Italian, with English subtitles
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Run Time: 3 hours 45 minutes
Categories: Performing Arts
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The show is a FEAT OF TECHNICAL WIZARDRY … The singers, especially the two SPLENDID leads, really seem to be singing for their lives … With her CRYSTALLINE SOPRANO, BRIGHT, FLUID COLORATURA and fearless ornamentation, Sierra comes vividly alive … BEAUTIFULLY AND CONFIDENTLY SUNG … Camarena, a THRILLING BEL CANTO TENOR, makes Edgardo sympathetic as well as amorous and hot-headed … STYLISH AND BUOYANT … MAGNETIC.Wall Street Journal
Stone’s intricately deglamorized Lucia was never boring. Sierra clearly inspired the director: her MOVIE STAR LOOKS AND QUIET CHARISMA were compulsively watchable … LUMINOUS.Observer
Christian Van Horn