Sonostream.tv presents Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja, live for the first time in a free webcast!
Donizetti’s tragic opera Lucia di Lammermoor in Concert with Opera Stars Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja to be Broadcast Live in HD from the Gasteig in Munich on July 10th at 7:30PM CEST on www.sonostream.tv!
Sonostream.tv is very proud to present this live program, free of charge in HD to opera fans all over the globe, with a cast of the greatest singers of today: Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja and other renowned singers such as Ludovic Tézier, Marie McLaughlin, Nicolas Testé andDavid Lee, conducted by Jesús López-Cobos who leads the Munich Opera Orchestra and Philharmonischer Choir.
This concert version of Donizetti’s opera in three acts, composed in 1835, and premiered at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, is based on Sir Walter Scott’s historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor. The opera tells the story of Lucy Ashton, caught up in the family feud between her family and the Ravenswoods, and her descent into madness after she is forced to marry Arturo instead of her love Edgardo. The story is set in 17th century Scotland with a libretto written by Salvadore Cammarano,
Diana Damrau, one of today’s leading coloratura sopranos, is a regular guest of the most important opera houses and concert venues, including the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, La Scala di Milano, to name a few. In 2007 she was awarded the title Bayerische Kammersängerin and, in 2008, named “Singer of the Year” by Opernwelt magazine. For more information about this artist: http://diana-damrau.com/
Joseph Calleja a native of Malta, is one of today’s most eminent tenors, also sharing an equally important career as Ms. Damrau with regular appearances at the most prestigious theaters all over the world. More information: http://josephcalleja.com/
Join us on the 10th of July at 7:30pm CEST: www.sonostream.tv!