LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR
Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona
The Leticia Jarvis Art Films Series
World debut for Juan Diego Flórez in the role of Edgardo, in the second most performed Donizetti opera (the first is L’ Elisir D’Amore).
The staging is based on a leaning glass tower in a landscape of destruction and desolation, recalling that the country is at war, torn by the ambitions of rival clans.
The opera premiered on the 9th of September 1835 at the Teatro San Carlo n Naples. The first performance at Barcelona’s Liceu was on September 15th 1859.
Scotland: Among two enemy clans, a love is born. Lucia and Edgardo secretly vow to marry each other. Nevertheless, Lucia’s brother convinces her that Edgar has forgotten her and she is forced to marry another man. She becomes crazy, kills her husband and finally dies herself. Hearing the news, Edgardo commits suicide so that he can rejoin his lover.
August 27th, 7pm
1711 Main Street
Napa CA, 94559
Tickets are $20
About The Leticia Jarvis
Art Films Series
With access to the very latest films as well as older classics, Ms. Jarvis will choose films not otherwise available to Napa audiences. And your suggestions are welcome! Besides films, she will be able to choose from the best operas currently available.
Tickets will be available at the door of the Conservatory Theater the evening of the event. Pricing for Art Films is $10 and for operas $20.