Lucia di Lammermoor – Donizetti 2008-09 Met Opera - Live in HD!
Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 1pm
Running time: 3 hours, 20 minutes (two intermissions)
Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Donizetti’s fragile heroine for the first time at the Met, with tenor Piotr Beczala* in the part of her lover, Edgardo. Baritone Mariusz Kwiecien is her tyrannical brother. Mary Zimmerman’s hit production is staged as a Victorian ghost story.
Conductor: Marco Armiliato; Production: Mary Zimmerman; Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczala*, Mariusz Kwiecien, Ildar Abdrazakov
[*Piotr Beczala is replacing Rolando Villazón, who is ill.]
Live simulcast from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House to the Walter Reade Theater, specially equipped with high definition screens and surround sound. A special presentation by the Film Society of Lincoln Center in collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera.
Please note: Program and casting subject to change. Running times are approximate.
Click here to see the line-up for the entire 2008-09 season.