Lucia di Lammermoor

Music by

G. Donizetti

McCarter Theatre Center

Princeton, NJ

Friday July 10, 2009 - 8:00 PM
Saturday July 18, 2009 - 8:00 PM
Sunday July 26, 2009 - 2:00 PM

Cast

Lucia  Lisette Oropesa
Edgardo  Jonathan Boyd
Enrico  Eric Dubin
Arturo  Taylor Stayton
Raimondo  Matthew Burns
Normanno  Paul Nicosia
Alisa  Cathleen Candia

Conductor

Michael Ching

Director

John Hoomes

About

Amid the Lammermuir Hills of Scotland, this tragic opera focuses on the love story between Lucia and Edgardo, whose families are engaged in a bitter rivalry.  Tragedy strikes when Lucia’s brother, Enrico, contrives a tale of Edgardo’s infidelity and convinces her to marry another. When Edgardo returns to claim his beloved, hearts are broken, blood is spilled and madness follows.
 
One of the most beloved bel canto operas and one of Donizetti’s most popular works, Lucia di Lammermoor features dazzling singing and heartfelt drama.
 
Lucia di Lammermoor will be presented in Italian with English surtitles projected above the stage.

Reviews

Teenagers of Lammermoor

Her voice strengthened act by act, but Oropesa had no problem with the singing even from the start, showing an easy trill and confidence through the part's range.

—  JSU  •  An Unamplified Voice

Performance History

Lisette has given 29 performances as Lucia.