Opening on Saturday, October 15, the premiere of Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Lucia di Lammermoor, starring Piotr Beczala as Edgardo, will be broadcast live on WFMT.

Donizetti’s Scottish tragedy features Piotr in one of his signature roles, opposite Albina Shagimuratova as the title heroine with Quinn Kelsey as Enrico, Adrian Sâmpetrean as Raimondo, and Enrique Mazzola conducting.

The broadcast begins at 7:15 p.m. local time (CDT) and is hosted by WFMT’s Lisa Flynn and Lyric Opera of Chicago dramaturg Roger Pines.

Click here to tune in.

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Piotr Beczala’s return to Lyric Opera of Chicago in the company’s Lucia di Lammermoor this weekend was met with tremendous acclaim for the star tenor. Described as “the world’s leading Edgardo” by the Chicago Tribune, Piotr was hailed for an “overdue return” to the company, “sending frissons of pleasure through the theater with his ardent […]

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This month, Piotr Beczala returns to the Windy City for Lucia di Lammermoor at Lyric Opera of Chicago. Starring in a new-to-the-company production of Donizetti’s masterful tragedy directed by Graham Vick, the star tenor reprises his acclaimed account of Edgardo opposite Albina Shagimuratova as Lucia and Quinn Kelsey as Enrico. Rounding out the cast is […]

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