Anna Bolena, Donizetti

From 20 from January to 5 March, the stage of the Liceu hosts Gaetano Donizetti's Anna Bolena, of which there will be a total of 10 functions.
It is a new production of the Gran Teatre del Liceu directed on stage by Rafa Duran and musically by Andriy Yurkevych.
Lyrical tragedy in two acts. Libreto of Felice Romani. Music by Gaetano Donizetti. Released on 20 December 1830 Teatro Carcano in Milan. First performed at the Gran Teatre del Liceu 17 April 1847.

With libretto by Felice Romani, we are told the story of the cruel condemnation of Henry VIII of England to Anne Boleyn to marry Juana Seymour. With a more evolved dramatic musical language that imposes itself on the Rossinian tradition due to its greater expressive force. The final scene is especially famous., premonitory of the scene and the aria of Lucia's madness, in which the queen, about to die, alternate moments of lucidity and delirium ("Lead me to dessert").