Why see Los Angeles Opera - Lucia Di Lammermoor?
New to Los Angeles production
Amanda Woodbury and Liv Redpath share the role of Donizetti's fragile and unhinged heroine in Simon Stone's thrilling new production of Lucia di Lammermoor, in this new to Los Angeles production. Haunting and tragic with a brooding score, we're taken into the world of the young Lucia, a woman forcibly separated from her secret lover to marry another against her will. One of the most dramatic and bloody operas there is, strap in for an evening you'll not soon forget!
What is the story?
The romantic wilds of 19th-century Scotland come to life in Simon Stone'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 Ravenswood family, 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 and isolated young woman to strike out in bloody revenge.