December 2013

The Portland Opera Holiday Gift Guide

 

Looking for a great gift for that person on your list who has everything? Look no further! Portland Opera has something for every music and theater lover on your list!

 

For the diva...

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR 

A pinnacle of Italian romantic opera, Lucia is universally celebrated for its fervent music, dramatic thrust, and strongly etched characters. This tale of a pair of star-crossed lovers, each from a different noble household, includes a legendary sextet and Lucia’s “Mad Scene,” a 15-minute vocal thrill ride of Olympian virtuosity.

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For the pun-loving pirate...

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE

Swashbuckling pirates! A bevy of beauteous maidens!! A dashing tenor and a romantic soprano!! Curiously inept policemen...