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Donizetti – Lucia di Lammermoor

Enrico – Dalibor Jenis
Lucia – Jessica Nuccio
Edgardo – Charles Castronovo
Raimondo – Alexander Tsymbalyuk
Arturo – Galeano Salas
Alisa – Rachael Wilson
Normanno – Dean Power

Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staatsorchester / Oksana Lyniv.
Stage director – Barbara Wysocka

Bayerische Staatsoper, Nationaltheater, Munich.  Friday, October 21st, 2016.

Tonight was a revival of Barbara Wysocka’s 2015 production with an almost entirely new cast and was in every way superior to the London Royal Opera’s recent stab at the work.  It had obviously been cast with care in an intelligent staging.  The common link to both productions was Charles Castronovo’s Edgardo and tonight also gave me the opportunity to hear Jessica Nuccio who very much impressed me in a Turandot in València a few years ago.

Wysocka’s staging, updated to the 1960s, made for compelling viewing.  Set in a decrepit grand ballroom…

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