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Lucia di Lammermoor 1861Grand Italian Opera

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Only a quarter-century after Lucia's premiere, this was a performance featuring one of the leading dramatic sopranos of the day, certainly not the light coloratura-style soprano who often sang the part later on.

Indeed, Tietjens concluded the evening by adding a demanding solo from one of her most famous roles, Leonore's great scena 'Abscheulicher!' from Fidelio.

Performance Cast

Normanno the Ashtons' forester

Signor Mercuriali

Enrico Lord Henry Ashton

Signor Canedi

Raimondo Bide the Bent, the Ashtons' chaplain

Signor Bossi

Lucia Lucy Ashton, Henry's Sister

Therese Tietjens

Alisa Ailsa, Lucy's companion

Madlle Martinetti

Edgardo Edgar, the Master of Ravenswood

Antonio Giuglini

Arturo Lord Arthur Bucklaw

Signor Casaboni

Performance DatesLucia di Lammermoor 1861

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Queen's Theatre | Edinburgh

7 Nov, 20.00

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