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Vienna State Opera House, Austria

Lucia di Lammermoor

Gaetano Donizetti

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In Laurent Pelly’s dream-like staging of Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, one of the most important bel canto works of all time, a top vocal cast shines at the Wiener Staatsoper. When the phenomenal Olga Peretyatko shows the gripping downfall of Lucia, “music and theatre merge into an explosive mixture” (Wiener Zeitung). Juan Diego Flórez, the bel canto superstar, is “probably the world’s best Edgardo” (Kronenzeitung). George Petean joins them as Enrico in the emotional triangle of love, hate and passion. With Evelino Pidò on the rostrum, the orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper excels under this “ideal master of bel canto music” (Die Presse)

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ConductorEvelino Pidò

DirectorLaurent Pelly

CastGeorge Petean | Olga Peretyatko | Juan Diego Flórez | Jongmin Park | Lukhanyo Moyake

Number of actsOpera in 3 acts

Total running time151 min

Sung inItalian

SubtitlesEnglish | German | Spanish

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