Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
About The Show
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Premiere Date: Teatro San Carlo, Napoli, 1835
Librettist: Salvadore Cammarano
Based on The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott
Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
Lucia di Lammermoor is the story of a young and innocent woman crushed between two selfish and willful men - a brother who wants her as a pawn to fulfill his dreams of restoring his family’s power and a lover who cannot see past his own pride. Between them they drive her to madness and a frightening conclusion. The opera contains one of the most famous scenes in opera - Lucia’s mad scene.
This production will be an abridged, 90-minute, semi-staged version in collaboration with San Antonio Symphony. The production will be performed in Italian with English titles projected above the stage. There will not be an intermission. OPERA San Antonio and the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts will be implementing all possible COVID-19 health and safety protocols to keep all artists, patrons, and staff healthy during this event.