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Lucia Di Lammermoor Gaetano Donizetti

Opera

Opera in 3 Acts. Music by Gaetano Donizetti based on the historic drama of Sir Walter Scott. In Donizetti's dark drama, young Lucia is caught in the middle of a feud between her family and the man she loves. Forced by her brother to forsake her love and marry for money, she loses more than her happiness--she loses her mind. After she kills her bridegroom, Lucia plunges headlong into madness to Donizetti's magnificent score in one of opera's most famous, horrifying, and musically gorgeous scenes.