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

METROPOLITAN OPERA: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

22 Mar - 10 May 2018

Heartbreak and hell in the highlands

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A compelling and disturbing look at mental illness in a world of violent feuds and eerie folklore, Lucia di Lammermoor is be one the of the repertoire's most memorable tales with a score that will haunt you long after you leave the auditorium. Sopranos Olga Peretyatko and Pretty Yende will share the lead role, opposite Vittorio Grigolo and Michael Fabiano as her lover Edgardo in this ill-fated rollercoaster of an opera.

New Production

The romantic wilds of 19th century Scotland come to life in Mary Zimmerman's searing production of Donizetti's shocking tale of madness and murder. As the only daughter of the Lammermoor clan, the fragile Lucia is expected to marry tactically into a local family against her own wishes, and that of her secret lover Edgardo, a member of the Ravenswoods, the sworn enemies of the Lammermoors.

When Edgardo is despatched to France on business, Lucia's brother forces her to wed, an action that leads the desolate young woman to strike out in bloody revenge.

Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 22 March 2018

Booking through until: 10 May 2018

Audience

May not be suitable for younger audiences

Run time

Three hours and 27 minutes with two intermissions

And before you stop reading

Sung in Italian with Met Titles in Italian, German, English and Spanish

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