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Arts & Entertainment - February 13, 2013

West Bay Opera stages melodic but gripping 'Lucia'

by Mort Levine

Gaetano Donizetti was at the apex of his brilliant composing career in the 1830s when he penned a magnificent bel canto tragic opera, "Lucia di Lammermoor," which has become one of the most performed works in the entire operatic repertory. Our plucky regional company, West Bay Opera, is mounting a new production. It is the fourth Lucia in its half-century history.

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