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Washington National Opera: Donizetti's <i>Lucrezia Borgia</i>

Washington National Opera: Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia

  • Saturday, November 01, 2008 - Monday, November 17, 2008
  • Opera House
  • 2 hrs., 48 min.
  • $45.00 - $250.00
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Gaetano Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia
Libretto by Felice Romani (after Victor Hugo's play, Lucrèce Borgia)

Renowned soprano Renée Fleming makes her WNO debut as the infamous Lucrezia Borgia in
Donizetti's bel canto masterpiece, conducted by Plácido Domingo.  She shares the role with celebrated
American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky, and they are joined by legendary bass Ruggero Raimondi
and tenor Vittorio Grigolo.

Performed in Italian with English supertitles.
NOTE: Supertitles are not visible from the rear orchestra.
The performance runs 2 hrs. 48 minutes:
Act I:  42 min.
 Intermission 20 min.
Act II:  36 min.
 Intermission 20 min.
Act III:  50 min.

Single tickets are on sale at the KC Box Office FOR THESE DATES ONLY: Nov. 7, 15, 17.

Tickets for performances with Renée Fleming (Nov. 1, 5, 9m, 11) are available ONLY through
Washington National Opera Audience Services at (202) 295-2400 or (800) US-OPERA.

O-Zone Lecture: Free pre-performance lecture in the Opera House - Friday, Nov. 7 at 6:15 p.m.
Patrons must present a ticket or stub from any performance of this production.

Artist Q&A Session follows the matinee performance on Sunday, Nov. 9.

Cast & Artists:  
  Lucrezia Borgia--Renée Fleming [Nov. 1, 5, 9m, 11], Sondra Radvanovsky [Nov. 7, 15, 17] 
  Gennaro--Vittorio Grigolo
  Duke Alfonso--Ruggero Raimondi
  Conductor--Plácido Domingo 
  Director, Set & Costume Design--John Pascoe

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