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Lincoln Center, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023


Ended 28 Feb 2017 after 18 days

Bellini's last and musically richest work

The New York Times

Closed 28 Feb 2017

a bel canto masterpiece

Bellini's final work, a rousing bel canto set during the tumult of the English Civil War concerns a secret love that goes against the social and political divide that drives one of the lovers to the very edge of madness, a universal theme throughout his career. Diana Damrau and Javier Camarena star, as Maurizio Benini conducts.

Considered a lyrical jewel, I Puritani depends on its lead in Elvira, the young puritan woman who falls for a Catholic man Arturo, but is devastated when she realises her father, the general has other ideas.

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Opening night: 10 February 2017

Closing night: 28 February 2017


Sung in Italian with titles in English, Italian, German and Spanish.

Run time

Three hours and 20 minutes with two intermissions


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