Opera

Lucia di Lammermoor

Gaetano Donizetti

22 Jun, 18 - 13 Jul, 18

Musical conductor: Daniel Oren

Stage Director: David Alden

Sponsor by:

Telefonica

During the month of November, the Teatro Real recoups the score of La favorita in concert version as a tribute to the first opera seen on this stage. In June, the curtain rises on the opera which closed that very first season, Lucia de Lammermoor, also by Gaetano Donizetti. It will be the final staged opera of the season  which celebrates the Bicentennial and 20th anniversary of the opera house.

Conductor Daniel Oren and Stage Director David Alden transport us to cold and damp Scotland in a cast led by Lisette Oropesa, Venera Gimadieva, Javier Camarena, Ismael Jordi and Roberto Tagliavini, among others.


 

Subtitles in

Español, Inglés

Dramma tragico in three acts

Music by Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)

Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano, after the novel The Bride of Lammermoor (1819), by Walter Scott

Premiered at the Teatro San Carlo of Naples on 26 September 1835
Premiered at the Teatro Real on 31 May 1851

Production by the English National Opera

           

Synopsis of Lucia di Lammermoor

Act I

Scotland, mid-19th century. An intruder has been spotted at night on the grounds of Lammermoor Castle, home of Enrico Ashton. Normanno, the captain of the guard, sends Enrico’s men off in search of the stranger. Enrico arrives, troubled. His family’s fortunes are in danger, and only the arranged marriage of his sister, Lucia, with Lord Arturo can save them. The chaplain Raimondo, Lucia’s tutor, reminds Enrico that the girl is still mourning the death of her mother. But Normanno reveals that Lucia is concealing a great love for Edgardo di Ravenswood, leader of the Ashtons’ political enemies. Enrico is furious and swears vengeance. The men return and explain
that they have seen and identified the intruder as Edgardo. Enrico’s fury increases. 

 
Just before dawn at a fountain in the woods nearby, Lucia and her companion Alisa are waiting for Edgardo. Lucia relates that, at the fountain, she has seen the ghost of a girl who was stabbed by her jealous lover. Alisa urges her to leave Edgardo, but Lucia insists that her love for Edgardo brings her great joy and may overcome all. Edgardo arrives and explains that he must go to France on a political mission. Before he leaves he wants to make peace with Enrico. Lucia, however, asks Edgardo to keep their love a secret. Edgardo agrees, and they exchange rings and vows of devotion.

Act II

It is some months later, the day on which Lucia is to marry Arturo. Normanno assures Enrico that he has successfully intercepted all
correspondence between the lovers and has in addition procured a forged letter, supposedly from Edgardo, that indicates he is involved with another woman. As the captain goes off to welcome the groom, Lucia enters, continuing to defy her brother. Enrico shows her the forged letter. Lucia is heartbroken, but Enrico insists that she marry Arturo to save the family. He leaves, and Raimondo, convinced no hope remains for Lucia’s love, reminds her of her dead mother and urges her to do a sister’s duty. She finally agrees. As the wedding guests arrive, Enrico explains to Arturo that Lucia is still in a state of melancholy because of her mother’s death. The girl enters
and reluctantly signs the marriage contract. Suddenly Edgardo bursts in, claiming his bride, and the entire company is overcome by shock. Arturo and Enrico order Edgardo to leave but he insists that he and Lucia are engaged. When Raimondo shows him the contract with Lucia’s signature, Edgardo curses her and tears his ring from her finger before finally leaving in despair and rage.

Act III

Enrico visits Edgardo at his dilapidated home and taunts him with the news that Lucia and Arturo have just been married. The two men agree to meet at dawn by the tombs of the Ravenswoods for a duel.


Back at Lammermoor, Raimondo interrupts the wedding festivities with the news that Lucia has gone mad and killed Arturo. Lucia enters, covered in blood. Moving between tenderness, joy, and terror, she recalls her meetings with Edgardo and imagines she is with him on their wedding night. She vows she will never be happy in heaven without her lover and that she will see him there. When Enrico returns, he is enraged at Lucia’s behavior, but soon realizes that she has lost her senses. After a confused and violent exchange with her brother, Lucia collapses.


At the graveyard, Edgardo laments that he has to live without Lucia and awaits his duel with Enrico, which he hopes will end his own life. Guests coming from Lammermoor Castle tell him that the dying Lucia has called his name. As he is about to rush to her, Raimondo announces that she has died. Determined to join Lucia in heaven, Edgardo stabs himself.

Lucia di Lammemoor

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Releases

Amigos del Real

16 March

2018

Suscribers

21 March

2018

General Public

26 March

2018

Show functions

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23 June 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Venera Gimadieva, Ismael Jordi, Simone Piazzola, Marko Mimica, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets G

22 June 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets E

25 June 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets A

26 June 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Venera Gimadieva, Ismael Jordi, Simone Piazzola, Marko Mimica, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets X

28 June 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets C

29 June 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Venera Gimadieva, Ismael Jordi, Simone Piazzola, Marko Mimica, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets W

01 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets -

02 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Venera Gimadieva, Ismael Jordi, Simone Piazzola, Marko Mimica, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets B

04 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets H

05 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Venera Gimadieva, Ismael Jordi, Simone Piazzola, Marko Mimica, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets D

07 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets -

08 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Venera Gimadieva, Ismael Jordi, Simone Piazzola, Marko Mimica, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets F

10 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets Z

11 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Venera Gimadieva, Ismael Jordi, Simone Piazzola, Marko Mimica, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets Y

13 July 2018

22:00

Main Auditorium

Lisette Oropesa, Javier Camarena, Artur Rucinski, Roberto Tagliavini, Yijie Shi, Marina Pinchuk, Lucia di Lammermoor
Subscription tickets V

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