Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor

Get swept away to the dramatic Scottish landscape in the new Houston Grand Opera production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor. A story of love, power and betrayal, the opera centers on Enrico (sung by Scott Hendricks), who is ruthlessly trying to force his sister Lucia (Albina Shagimuratova) to marry a man she doesn’t love. The situation is complicated by Lucia’s love for Edgardo (Dimitri Pittas), who has already suffered greatly at the hands of Enrico.

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Wortham Theater Center

500 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002

Category: Performing Arts Venues

Region: Downtown/ Midtown

The Lucia creative team is impressive. Shagimuratova carries the weight of the intense story gracefully with a lyrical voice that Opera Today has called clear, full and capable of spinning line after line of legato. Tony Award-winning John Doyle directs (he directed Sweeney Todd on Broadway in 2006). Also on board is Italian conductor Antonio Fogliani, who’s making his HGO debut here. 7:30 p.m. January 28, February 5, 9 and 11; 2:30 p.m. January 30. Wortham Theatre Center, 501 Texas. For information, call 713-228-6737 or visit www.houstongrandopera.org. $30 to $313.
Fri., Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 30, 2:30 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m.; Wed., Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., 2011

 
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