The co-production opera of “Lucia di Lammermoor” by the National Grand Theatre China and the Mariinsky theatre Russia will be stage in Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center from April 9th to April 12nd, 2017.
Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico (tragic opera) in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Salvadore Cammarano wrote the Italian language libretto loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor.
The opera “Lucia” is the Italy composer do Nitzsch Siti’s most famous and embodies the personal style of the works, from the debut has been since the high evaluation, and to smooth music, beautiful melody, rich characters and profound philosophy, Italy become the peak of Bel Canto opera. In the style of music, the play is a tragedy, but no German music gloomy and heavy, to give people a beautiful garden like a butterfly sigh “feeling. Among them, the six characters about their mood “six duet” is Italy opera in the most beautiful, the most dramatic tension of the six duet, Lucia “mad scene” because of its full soprano singing skills, known as the “touchstone soprano”.
This version of “Lucia di Lammermoor” by the National Theatre and the Mariinsky theatre co production in russia. Choreography and design international famous director Janis Cox directed, and also served as the costume design. Based on Cox strive to be faithful to the original romantic style, with intense color contrast and rich metaphorical expression, showing the aesthetic characteristics of the end of seventeenth Century, at the same time to pay tribute to the traditional Italy opera expression for the 220 anniversary of the composer’s birthday. A “command czar” reputation of the Russian Maestro Tier Jay Jef will perform the play, and Marty Ieva, Zhang Liping, Vinera Gio to Stefano Seko, Marco Kariya, Shi Yijie, publicity, Sergei Artamonov, Tian Haojiang and other foreign song consisting of a star studded strength lineup, bring a visual feast for the audience in Beijing.
The play premiered in Beijing after the end, will travel to the beautiful and rich in Russia, with hundreds of years history at the Ma Linsky theatre on the stage, to the Russian audience “National Theatre produced” and “China manufacturing” the sophisticated level, implementation of the “National Theatre Production” for the first time in Russia’s output.
Tickets for Lucia di Lammermoor are Available now