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Lucia di Lammermoor

Melbourne Opera

8, 14, 16 & 18 May 2024

Athenaeum Theatre 1


Composed by Gaetano Donizetti with libretto by Salvatore Cammarano

Sung in Italian with English surtitles.

Lucia - Elena Xanthoudakis

Enrico - Simon Meadows

Edgardo - Henry Choo

Arturo - Robert Macfarlane

Raimondo - Eddie Muliauamseali'i

Melbourne Opera Orchestra & Chorus

Director - Suzanne Chaundy

Conductor - Raymond Lawrence

Set Designer - Dale Ferguson

Costume Designer - Harriet Oxley

Lighting Designer - Peter Amesbury

Melbourne Opera is pleased to welcome back Australian/Greek soprano Elena Xanthoudakis to play Lucia. Elena thrilled Melbourne Opera audiences with her coloratura fireworks in performances of Rossini's Otello, and Donizetti's Anna Bolena and Maria Stuarda. Alongside Elena, leading Australian baritone Simon Meadows and tenor Henry Choo head a stellar cast. After the huge successes directing both the award winning Bendigo Ring Cycle and Maria Stuarda in 2023, Suzanne Chaundy will return to direct this wonderful bel canto opera

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8, 14, 16 & 18 May 2024

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