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Articles tagged with "Lucia di Lammermoor"

Aiming high: 10 of the most challenging soprano roles

15 September 2016

From the Queen of the Night to Turandot by way of Norma and Brünnhilde, we round up some of opera’s most devilishly difficult soprano roles.

8 of the greatest operatic moments in film

12 September 2016

From alien-blasting sci-fi to historical drama, opera has long soundtracked some of the silver screen's most memorable moments.

Your Reaction: Lucia di Lammermoor in cinemas

25 April 2016

What did you think of the live cinema relay of Katie Mitchell's Royal Opera production of Donizetti's tragedy?

The glass harmonica: the world's most dangerous instrument?

25 April 2016

Credited with unexplained deaths and mental breakdowns, how can 37 glass bowls cause so much chaos?

Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor relayed live to cinemas on 25 April 2016

19 April 2016

Katie Mitchell’s new Royal Opera production of the iconic bel canto tragedy will be screened in 25 countries around the world.

Lucia di Lammermoor musical highlight: The Act II sextet and finale

11 April 2016

One of all opera's most dramatic scenes, this beautiful and complex ensemble is perhaps Donizetti's finest moment.

Your Reaction: Lucia di Lammermoor

8 April 2016

What did you think of Katie Mitchell's Royal Opera production of Donizetti's tragedy?

The rise and fall of opera's prima donnas

5 April 2016

Lucia di Lammermoor rests on the talents of prima donnas but it also marked the beginning of the end of their dominance of the stage.

Watch: Katie Mitchell on Lucia di Lammermoor 'My focus is 100% on the female characters'

11 March 2016

The director on her feminist take on Donizetti, and an innovative split-stage design.

Watch: Lucia di Lammermoor live-streamed Insight event

10 March 2016

Join Director Katie Mitchell and other members of the cast and creative team for a glimpse of the new production before opening night.

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