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Lisette Oropesa, soprano

OUR INTERVIEW

Lisette Oropesa on Donizetti’s heroines

Lisette Oropesa © Jason Homa
In November, Lisette Oropesa made her Royal Opera debut, performing the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor. Here, she discusses her Donizetti roles along with casting problems and critics concerned with looks over voice. 
Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) in <i>Lucia di Lammermoor</i> © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) in Lucia di Lammermoor
© ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
© Jason Homa
© Jason Homa
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BarcelonaRodelinda, regina de' Langobardi

Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
Handel: Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
Josep Pons; Claus Guth; Gran Teatre del Liceu; Christian Schmidt; Lisette Oropesa; Bejun Mehta

BarcelonaRodelinda, regina de' Langobardi

Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
Handel: Rodelinda, regina de' Langobardi
Josep Pons; Claus Guth; Gran Teatre del Liceu; Christian Schmidt; Lisette Oropesa; Bejun Mehta

VeniceLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Giacomo Sagripanti; Robert Carsen; Teatro La Fenice; Patrick Kinmonth; Lisette Oropesa; Irina Dubrovskaya

ParisLes HuguenotsNew production

Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots
Michele Mariotti; Andreas Kriegenburg; Opéra de Paris; Łukasz Borowicz; Harald Thor; Tanja Hofmann; Lisette Oropesa
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Adina in Wonderland: Lisette Oropesa shines in Pesaro

Adina in Pesaro © Studio Amatio Bacciardi
The delightful farce in one act in a new, imaginative production inspired by Lewis Carroll.
***11
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Camarena does it again: Lucia di Lammermoor at Teatro Real

Javier Camarena (Edgardo) and Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Javier Camarena’s debut as Edgardo contributed to a triumphal night at the Teatro Real together with Lisette Oropesa’s charismatic Lucia and David Alden’s powerful staging.
****1
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Lots of Gluck: LA Opera’s Orphée et Eurydice

Lisette Oropesa (Eurydice) © Ken Howard
With a potent cast and excellent dancing, this is a sophisticated take on Gluck's opera. 
***11
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Devastating Lucia revival at Covent Garden

Rachael Lloyd (Alisa) and Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) © ROH | Stephen Cummiskey
Issues that cropped up in the first run of Mitchell's production have been ironed out. In the hands of a strong cast, a chilling interpretation of Donizetti's masterpiece.
****1
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