Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia

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Almost 178 years after its premiere, the San Francisco Opera brings Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia to the stage as a vehicle for soprano Renée Fleming. A femme fatale, renowned for her ruthless pursuit of power, Borgia reveals her  poignant vulnerability when she comes face to face with her long-lost son. The production also stars American tenor Michael Fabiano and bass Vitalij Kowaljow.

 

CAST:

Lucrezia Borgia  Renee Fleming
Muffio Orsini   Elizabeth DeShong
Gennaro   Michael Fabiano
Alfonso d'Este  Vitalij Koaliow
Rustighello   Daniel Montenegro
Jepo Liverotto   Christopher Jackson
Oloferno Vitellozzo  Brian Jagde
Apostolo Gazello  Austin Kness
Astolfo   Ryan Kuster
Ascanio Petrucci  Ao Li
Gubetta   Igor Vieira

 

CONDUCTOR:  Riccardo Frizza
STAGE DIRECTOR:  John Pascoe
SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ORCHESTRA & CHORUS  
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson

 

APPROX. LENGTH: 3 hours