What anyone who had the luck to see dessay on the opera stage will recall is how she made her characters come to life her portrayal of the betrayed lucia, for example, was famously powerful -- and the met opera papered new york with posters of dessay in the role for a revival there in 2011. In 2008 natalie dessay returned to the metropolitan for revivals of lucia and of la fille du régiment, which was broadcast live in high definition to hundreds of cinemas around the world in the autumn of the same year she triumphed as manon (a role she first sang in geneva in 2004) at chicago lyric opera opposite jonas. Natalie dessay (seen above as lucia with ludovic tézier as enrico in donizetti's lucia di lammermoor) will fill theatres around the world with her glorious voice as the metropolitan opera transmits donizetti's lucia di lammermoor on saturday, march 19 as the next event in its live in hd series lucia is. One change that will make this run different than the last time around: in 2007, ms dessay—dressed as lucia—was the poster girl for the met's season campaign her picture was all over the city, which was startling for the singer i prefer to stay hidden behind a character it's the safety of the soul, she said. Natalie dessay and joseph calleja in the metropolitan opera production of lucia di lammermoor photo: ken howard if one were asked to name the most irritating aspect of mary zimmerman's production of lucia di lammermoor at the metropolitan opera the female ghost who turns up during lucia's act.
Lucia di lammermoor - dessay returns, calleja triumphs donizetti: lucia di lammermoor march 12, 2011 metropolitan opera natalie dessay, joseph calleja, stephen gaertner, patrick summers, cond there are certain singers i've been lucky enough, in my rather short life as an operaphile, to be able. The met used the occasion to anoint a fresh star, the petite french soprano natalie dessay, whose zombie eyes have been gazing undeadly from bus-stop posters for the last several weeks, advertising a new production of donizetti's lucia di lammermoor she has deserved divadom for a while, though. The roster of sopranos who have sung lucia to stake their claim to bel canto credentials is long — pons, melba, callas and sutherland to name just a few from the past, and more recently at the met, natalie dessay, diana damrau and anna netrebko shagimuratova can join the list she is apprehensive in.
Lucia di lammermoor: act iii, scene 2, no 14 i scena ed aria oh giusto cielo view all on spotify french coloratura soprano natalie dessay was born nathalie dessaix in lyon in 1965 she simplified her name in homage to natalie wood dessay emerged on the international scene in the 1990s a graduate of the. The tragic tale of the bride of lammermoor has always been a favorite of opera- goers and sopranos alike yet with the riveting singing actress natalie dessay in the title role, lucia's plight and descent into madness take on another dimension joseph calleja is an ardent edgardo, the man she loves but is not allowed to.
Results 1 - 10 of 88 this page lists all recordings of lucia di lammermoor by gaetano donizetti ( 1797-1848) natalie dessay (lucia), piotr beczala (edgardo), vladislav sulimsky (enrico), dmitry voropaev (arturo), ilya bannik (raimondo), zhanna dombrovskaya (alisa) metropolitan opera association, fausto cleva. Bellini said that music drama must make audiences cry, terrify them out of their minds and then kill them his wonderful exhortation should fit donizetti's lucia like a glove but it doesn't at all in dg's new take-over of a matinee telecast from new york in february 2009 there's a handsome-looking and (mostly) -sounding cast.
Picture natalie dessay as lucia in the mad scene of donizetti's “lucia di lammermoor” photo: ken howard/metropolitan opera after a season including a tormented tsar, italian political intrigue, spaghetti western, us-china relations, it was refreshing, in prospect, to come back to one of the pinnacles of the straightforward. Metropolitan opera broadcast: lucia di lammermoor radio broadcast of saturday, march 28, 2015, 12 pm (et) broadcast lucia hdl 315 kwangchul youn (raimondo), ludovic tézier (enrico), matthew plenk (arturo), joseph calleja (edgardo), natalie dessay (lucia) and theodora hanslowe (alisa) in act ii of lucia di.