Lucia di Lammermoor

Gaetano Donizetti

Lucia di Lammermoor



On May 21, soprano Nadine Sierra takes on one of the repertory’s most formidable and storied roles, the haunted heroine of Lucia di Lammermoor, in an electrifying new staging by in-demand Australian theater and film director Simon Stone, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. Show-stopping tenor Javier Camarena adds to the bel canto fireworks as Lucia’s beloved, Edgardo, with baritone Artur Ruciński as her overbearing brother, Enrico, and bass Matthew Rose as her tutor, Raimondo. This live cinema transmission is part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to movie theaters across the globe.

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Languages sung in Lucia di Lammermoor

Sung In



Title languages displayed for Lucia di Lammermoor

Met Titles In

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian


Timeline for the show, Lucia di Lammermoor

Estimated Run Time

3 hrs 25 mins

  • House Opens

  • Act I

    45 mins

  • Intermission

    30 mins

  • Act II

    40 mins

  • Intermission

    30 mins

  • Act III

    60 mins

  • Opera Ends


Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848) composed about 75 operas plus orchestral and chamber music in a career abbreviated by mental illness and premature death. Most of his works, with the exceptions of the ever-popular Lucia and the comic gems L’Elisir d’Amore and Don Pasquale, disappeared from the public eye after his death, but critical and popular opinion of the rest of his huge opus has grown considerably over the past 50 years. Librettist Salvadore Cammarano (1801–52) also provided libretti for Verdi (Luisa Miller and Il Trovatore). The source for this opera was The Bride of Lammermoor, a novel by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832).


Simon Stone

Set Designer

Lizzie Clachan


Alice Babidge


James Farncombe

Projection Designer

Luke Halls

Headshot of Gaetano Donizetti


Gaetano Donizetti