Brittany Smith to Headline Cape Town Opera’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

By David Salazar

Cape Town Opera is set to present “Lucia di Lammermoor” at Artscape on June 14-23, 2024 before it heads to the Joberg Theatre on July 25, 2024.

The famed Donizetti work will star Brittany Smith as Lucia, Lukhanyo Moyake as Edgardo, and Conroy Scott as Enrico. Other cast members include  CTO Judith Neilson Young Artists Asisipho Petu and Julia Portela Piñón as Alisa, and Lonwabo Mose as Raimondo. Rounding out the cast is Van Wyk Venter as Normanno and guest artist Sakhumzi Martins as Arturo.

Kamal Khan conducts the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra in the production. Angelo Gobbato directs the opera. It will be set in a present-day world.

The opera runs for five performances.