Lucia di Lammermoor
Photo Credit: Kent Miles for Utah Opera
Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre
March 11 | 13 | 15 | 17 (7:30 PM)
March 19, 2017 (2 PM)
Opening Night, March 11th, will be red carpet night.
Thursday, March 9, will be student night.
Romance balanced on the edge of a knife.
The soldier Edgardo and the noblewoman Lucia are in love. Marriage follows. The only problem is it’s between Lucia and someone else–against her will. It’s more than enough to drive her deadly insane. Experience the dark side of love in this gothic production by Utah Opera.
Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
By arrangement with Hendon Music, Inc., a Boosey & Hawkes company, Sole Agent in the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Casa Ricordi/Universal Music Publishing Ricordi S.R.L., publisher and copyright owner.
Gary Thor Wedow, conductor
Tom Diamond, director
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Set and Costume Sponsor:
Frederick Q. Lawson Foundation
Opera Artistic Director Sponsor:
Emma Eccles Jones Foundation
Leading Lady Sponsor:
S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney Foundation & Ray, Quinney & Nebeker Foundation
C. Comstock Clayton Foundation
Naoma Tate and the Family of Hal Tate
Janet Q. Lawson Foundation
Floral Season Sponsor:
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VIP Intermission Reception Sponsor: