Donizetti

A Duet from Act 1

Joseph Calleja as Edgardo and Natalie Dessay as Lucia in a scene from Act 1 of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor sing a duet in the Metropolitan Opera’s production.

“Spargi d’amaro pianto”

Natalie Dessay sings “Spargi d’amaro pianto” from Act 3 of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

About the Opera

Anna Netrebko stars as Norina, the irresistible and clever romantic heroine of Donizetti’s comic opera Don Pasquale, premiering in primetime on PBS on Wednesday, January 5 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listings). Great Performances at the Met is a presentation of THIRTEEN for WNET.ORG, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers. […]

Introduction

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET pays tribute to the life of Luciano Pavarotti, who died on September 6, 2007, with an encore performance of one of his most treasured roles, Nemorino in Donizetti‘s “L’Elisir D’Amore” (“The Elixir of Love”). The two-and-one-half-hour, two-act opera was originally broadcast on PBS stations from the stage of the Metropolitan […]