French soprano Natalie Dessay is one the stars of today’s operatic world, thrilling audiences as both a singer and an actress. Joseph Calleja is an ardent Edgardo, the man she loves but is not allowed to marry "Il dolce suono" aria & "Ah! Natalie Dessay (French: [na.ta.li də.sɛ] (); born 19 April 1965) is a French singer and actress, known for her former career as an operatic soprano.She gained wide recognition after her portrayal of Olympia in The Tales of Hoffmann in 1992, and then performing at leading opera houses Since her earlier career she had been known in coloratura soprano roles in the German and French repertoire. Music by Gaetano Donizetti Libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on The Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott. DESSAY / ALAGNA / LYON OPERA ORCH / PIDO, DONIZETTI, GAETANO, PIDO, EVELINO, LYON OPERA ORCH - Lucie De Lammermoor - Amazon.com Music. 1 Preludio e coro d'Introduzione "Percorrete le spiagge vicine" Valery Gergiev, Sergei Skorokhodov, Mariinsky Chorus & The Mariinsky Orchestra. Lucie de Lammermoor, Act 3 Scene 6: No. Lucia di Lammermoor remains one of Donizetti's most popular works. Enjoy a free 7-day trial! December 1, 2010 July 2, 2008 by William Burnett. 14, Scène et Air, "Elle s'avance, hélas, pauvre victime" (Raymond, Lucie) By Gaetano Donizetti Nicolas Cavallier , Evelino Pidò , Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon , Natalie Dessay. The video also includes commentary from Dessay herself. An opera in three acts, sung in Italian. Lucia di Lammermoor, with French soprano Natalie Dessay in one of her greatest roles as Donizetti’s fragile heroine, will air on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, June 26 at 12 p.m. In this production from the Opéra de Lyon, Natalie Dessay gives an absolutely heartbreaking performance in the titular role Gaetano Donizetti, Evelino Pido, Orchestre de l'Opera National de Lyon, Natalie Dessay, Roberto Alagna, Ludovic Tezier, Nicolas Cavallier, Marc Laho, Yves Saelens, Choeur de l'Opera National de Lyon - Donizetti: Lucie de Lammermoor - Amazon.com Music. Check out Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor by Natalie Dessay & Valery Gergiev & Vladislav Sulimsky & Piotr Beczala & Ilya Bannik & Mariinsky Orchestra & Mariinsky Chorus on Amazon Music. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Donizetti: Lucie de Lammermoor - Natalie Dessay, Evelino Pidò, Ludovic Tézier on AllMusic - 2002 - This recording presents a welcome opportunity to…. Now an admired interpreter of bel canto and lyric heroines such as Violetta (La traviata), Lucia di Lammermoor, Marie (La Fille du régiment), Amina (La sonnambula), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Manon, Juliette, Ophélie (Hamlet) and Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Dessay. In the latter part of 1834, Donizetti signed a contract with the Royal Theaters of Naples to compose three operas, the first of which he was to have ready by July of 1835. ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ Dessay is one of the few sopranos who actually took on both versions. Clip taken from. For the label s fifth opera, Gergiev conducts Donizetti s masterpiece Lucia di Lammermoor with a magnificent cast led by Natalie Dessay. Conductor: James Levine. • DVD BONUS: Lucia di Lammermoor’s Mad Scene filmed live at the Metropolitan Opera in 2007. Natalie Dessay's lammermoor dessay portrayal of Lucia di Lammermoor has been hailed by critics for her "excellent acting ability" (Bachtrack) and "unsettlingly brilliant voice. First performed September 26, 1835, at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples. Lucia di Lammermoor. The tragic tale of "the bride of Lammermoor" has always been a favorite of opera-goers and sopranos alike. Conductor: James Levine. Production: Mary Zimmerman. Listen on Apple Music. C'est l'hymne" scene - performed by Natalie DessayOpéra de Lyon - 2002 production "Lucie de Lammermoor" by Gaetano Donizetti, Co. It is unclear why she chose to update the drama from its original late seventeenth century setting.