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Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor / Netrebko, Beczala, Armiliato, Metropolitan Opera

Donizetti / Netrebko / Beczala / Armiliato / Metro
Release Date: 06/18/2013 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001846759  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mariusz KwiecienPiotr BeczalaAnna NetrebkoIldar Abdrazakov
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Originally released on DVD in 2009, Anna Netrebko's unforgettable performance in Donizetti’s Lucia Di Lammermoor is now available on blu-ray for the first time!

This blu-ray release was originally broadcast live in HD from The Met on February 7, 2009. In addition to Netrebko’s spectacular performance, Mariusz Kwiecien’s Enrico delivers theatrical truth with a matchless baritone with the luster of polished mahogany.

This Met performance of director Mary Zimmerman’s “imaginative staging…and
Read more nuanced portrayals” (Times) is a tour de force of music and theatricality.

Having dazzled opera audiences from St. Petersburg to L.A. as Lucia, Anna Netrebko triumphantly returns to the Metropolitan Opera in this touchstone coloratura role!

Recorded: The Metropolitan Opera, February 2009


Extra material:
Natalie Dessay interviews:
• Anna Netrebko & Piotr Beczala
• Paul Masck (MET Technical Department)
• Mary Zimmerman (Stage Production)
• Marco Armiliato
• Ildar Abdrazakov & Mariusz Kwiecien
• Paul Masck & Paul Donahue (MET Technical Department)
• Anna Netrebko

Sound Format: Stereo PCM / Surround: DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 1080i High Definition / 16:9
Subtitles: Italian/German/English/French/Spanish Chinese/Korean/Japanese

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Works on This Recording

1. Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mariusz Kwiecien (Baritone), Piotr Beczala (Tenor), Anna Netrebko (Soprano),
Ildar Abdrazakov (Bass)
Conductor:  Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 

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