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Articles tagged with "sextet"

Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor: much more than a 'mad scene'

20 November 2017

Lucia’s famous 'mad scene' is just one part of an opera full of spectacular singing, gripping gothic drama and beautiful orchestral music.

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.

Musical Highlight: The sextet ‘Riconosci in questo amplesso’ from Le nozze di Figaro

28 April 2014

We take a closer look at the glittering Act III sextet from Mozart and Da Ponte's ebullient comedy.