Donizetti's

Lucia di Lammermoor

Photo Credit: Kent Miles for Utah Opera

Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre

March 11 | 13 | 15 | 17 (7:30 PM)
March 19, 2017 (2 PM)

Opening Night, March 11th, will be red carpet night.
Thursday, March 9, will be student night.

Romance balanced on the edge of a knife.

The soldier Edgardo and the noblewoman Lucia are in love. Marriage follows. The only problem is it’s between Lucia and someone else–against her will. It’s more than enough to drive her deadly insane. Experience the dark side of love in this gothic production by Utah Opera.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

By arrangement with Hendon Music, Inc., a Boosey & Hawkes company, Sole Agent in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Casa Ricordi/Universal Music Publishing Ricordi S.R.L., publisher and copyright owner. 

CAST

Abigail Rethwisch, Lucia
James Westman, Enrico
Mackenzie Whitney, Edgardo
Tyson Miller, Arturo
Derrick Parker, Raimondo
Aubrey Adams-McMillan, Alisa
Christian Sanders, Normanno

Gary Thor Wedow, conductor
Tom Diamond, director

SYNOPSIS

ACT 1 Normanno, gamekeeper and headhuntsman (or “ghillie,” as the Scots say), has been sent with his men by Enrico, master of Ravenswood, to apprehend a stranger who has been lurking about the castle grounds...

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ONLINE LEARNING

Who knew that there were six and a half operatic adaptations of Sir Walter Scott’s The Bride of Lammermoor before Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor was premiered in 1835? (The “half” derives from the revisions Luigi Rieschi made to his score twenty-three years after its original performances in 1831.) “Learn of the wise…,” says Touchstone to Corin...

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SPONSORS

Production Sponsor:

The Grand America Hotel

Set and Costume Sponsor:

Frederick Q. Lawson Foundation

Opera Artistic Director Sponsor:

Emma Eccles Jones Foundation

Leading Lady Sponsor:

Joanne Shiebler

Supertitles Sponsor:

S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney Foundation & Ray, Quinney & Nebeker Foundation

Opening Performance:

C. Comstock Clayton Foundation

Monday Performance:

Naoma Tate and the Family of Hal Tate

Wednesday Performance:

J Wongs

Friday Performance:

Janet Q. Lawson Foundation

Floral Season Sponsor:

Every Blooming Thing

Cast Party Sponsor:

J Wongs

VIP Intermission Reception Sponsor:

J Wongs

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