The Metropolitan to Premiere New, Modern-Day Production of Donizetti's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

Apr 11, 2022 218

The Metropolitan Opera will present an audacious new production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, which moves the Bel Canto masterpiece from 18th-century Scotland to a present-day town in the American Rust Belt, with nine performances April 23-May 21, 2022.

Australian film, theater, and opera director Simon Stone makes his Met debut with this bold staging. In the tale of a young woman from a struggling family who is forced by her brother to marry for money-leading to dire consequences-Stone finds parallels to socioeconomic problems in modern America.

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