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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

PesaroAdinaNew Production

Rossini: Adina
Diego Matheuz; Rosetta Cucchi; Tiziano Santi; Claudia Pernigotti; Lisette Oropesa; Levy Sekgapane

PesaroLisette Oropesa in concert

Rossini
Filarmonica Gioachino Rossini; Christopher Franklin; Lisette Oropesa

VeniceLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Giacomo Sagripanti; Robert Carsen; Teatro La Fenice; Patrick Kinmonth; Lisette Oropesa; Irina Dubrovskaya
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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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Buffa as blood sport: Glyndebourne's Don Pasquale

Renato Girolami (Don Pasquale) and Chorus © Bill Cooper | Glyndebourne Opera
Lisette Oropesa gives a coloratura star turn; Renato Girolami and Andrey Zhilikhovsky give the buffo patter; Mariame Clément's staging focuses on the work’s dark side.
***11
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