The Canadian Opera Company's popular Inside Opera video series is back with a behind-the-scenes look at Lucia di Lammermoor. In case you missed it, revisit our first video in the series, Creating Lucia: Part One, featuring soprano Anna Christy and director David Alden discussing her interpretation of the famous role.
In William Zeitler and the Glass Armonica, learn about the rare instrument joining the COC orchestra for the spring production of Lucia di Lammermoor. Invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1761, the glass armonica was originally included in Donizetti's opera, but was later replaced with a flute solo instead. Watch as composer and performer William Zeitler shares the sound of this unique instrument.
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Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001