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UGA Opera Theatre: Lucia Di Lammermoor


$3 – $20

October 18, 2019 | 7:30 pm

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One event on October 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Join us for a special collaborative performance by the UGA Opera Theatre and the UGA Symphony Orchestra in Hodgson Hall!

Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia Di Lammermoor
Frederick Burchinal, director
Mark Cedel, conductor

For its fall performance, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music UGA Opera Theatre will present to the Athens community for the first time Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor. One of the most famous dramatic operas in the Opera Theatre’s repertoire, Lucia di Lammermoor will be performed in collaboration with the UGA Symphony Orchestra and Hodgson Singers. Conducted by Mark Cedel, a semi-staged and costumed concert version of this masterpiece will be presented on Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. in Hodgson Hall at the Performing Arts Center.

Seven soloists of the Opera Theatre will be featured singing the leading roles with the Hodgson Singers directed by Daniel Bara, the Boyd UGA Foundation Professor of Choral Music. The title role of Lucia will be performed by Jaime Marie Webb, a Masters of Music student on Oct. 18 and onOct. 20 by Diana Thompson, a doctoral student in the Hodgson School.

Read more about this performance here.

Visit the Hugh Hodgson School of Music performance calendar here for a complete list of upcoming performances and events, including free recitals.