Lucia di Lammermoor / Lucia
April 12, 2013
Following her sensational role debut ay New York’s Metropolitan Opera, Diana Damrau brings her acclaimed portrayal of Verdi’s tragic heroine to Zurich. The New York Times called Diana Damrau’s performance “poignant” and a “daring victory”.
March 11, 2013
Diana Damrau will make her role debut as the courtesan Violetta in La Traviata, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin in his first Met performances of the Verdi tragedy. Saimir Pirgu sings Violetta’s lover Alfredo, and Plácido Domingo sings the role of Alfredo’s father, Giorgio Germont, in this revival of Willy Decker’s 2010 production. This season’s performances will be Damrau’s first time singing the role of Violetta anywhere, while Domingo will move from the tenor role of Alfredo, which he has sung at the Met numerous times since 1970, to the baritone role of Giorgio.
February 4, 2013
Live in HD: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:55 pm ET
Michael Mayer’s bold new production locates Verdi’s tragedy of lust, betrayal, and revenge in Las Vegas in 1960. Željko Lučić sings the title role and Diana Damrau is his beautiful daughter, who falls under the spell of Piotr Beczala’s womanizing Duke.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Luca Pisaroni, Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Rolando Villazon, Mojca Erdmann
DiDonato, Flórez, Degout, Pertusi, Damrau
Pietro d’Agostino, Christof Loy