Lucia di Lammermoor - Teatro alla Scala 2013-2014 - Lucia di Lammermoor - Teatro alla Scala 2013-2014

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Production from the MET, New York

Donizetti called it a “tragic drama”, but everyone sees Lucia as the archetypal romantic Italian melodrama, in which a secret love is destroyed by an obtuse family rivalry. The well known adaptation of the legend of “Romeo and Juliet” from the novel by Walter Scott comes from the immortal verses of Salvatore Cammarano, the Neapolitan librettist who ended his career by writing Trovatore for Verdi. “Verranno a te sull’aure”, “Sulla tomba che rinserra” or “Tu che a Dio spiegasti l’ali” are verses engraved in the minds of opera lovers. Adding his artistic flair to the myriad of “maledizioni” [curses] and “belle morti” [beautiful deaths] of the character Edgardo will be one of the most popular Italian tenors in the world, Vittorio Grigolo, who returns to La Scala after last Season’s success in Rigoletto and La bohème. Russian coloratura soprano Albina Shagimuratova will be the angel-like heroine driven to madness by her family’s doggedness in preventing this love from flourishing. It will be directed by Mary Zimmerman and conducted by the experienced Pier Giorgio Morandi.

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Schedule

February 01, 2014 20:00:00

February 07, 2014 20:00:00

February 11, 2014 20:00:00

February 14, 2014 20:00:00

February 16, 2014 20:00:00

February 19, 2014 20:00:00

February 21, 2014 20:00:00

February 23, 2014 15:00:00

February 28, 2014 20:00:00

Casting

Mary Zimmerman

Pier Giorgio Morandi

Albina Shagimuratova

Jessica Pratt

Piero Pretti

Vittorio Grigolo

Fabio Capitanucci

Massimo Cavalletti

Juan Francisco Gatell

Orlin Anastassov

Sergey Artamonov

Barbara Di Castri

Massimiliano Chiarolla

Work's characters list

Director

Conductor

Lucia

Lucia

Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood

Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood

Lord Enrico Ashton

Lord Enrico Ashton

Lord Arturo Bucklaw

Raimondo Bidebent

Raimondo Bidebent

Alisa

Normanno

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