Experience powerful drama in the opera that features the greatest "Mad Scene" in all of grand opera. Driven insane with sorrow, Lucia kills her new husband in the bridal chamber and horrifies the guests. Lucia di Lammermoor is one of the most popular of the Italian bel canto operas and a timeless classic that continues to captivate audiences.
Florida Grand Opera welcomes back the sensational Eglise Gutiérrez following her highly acclaimed performances as Violetta in FGO's 2008 production of La traviata. She has become internationally recognized as one of the leading upcoming sopranos in the heart-wrenching role of Lucia. The upcoming Mexican soprano María Alejandres will perform the title role on January 27 and 30, prior to her performances of Juliette in Roméo et Juliette at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. Spanish tenor Israel Lozano will join Ms. Gutiérrez as Edgardo. He is a 2003 winner of the Plácido Domingo International Operalia Competition and has sung leading roles with Washington National Opera, Los Angeles Opera, and Palm Beach Opera, among others.
January 23 - 31
Miami performances are at the Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami.
February 4 & 6
Fort Lauderdale performances are at the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale.