Speranza Scappucci Withdraws From Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ Due to Surgery

(Credit: Speranza Scappucci official website) The Music Director of Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège Speranza Scappucci has canceled her upcoming performances of Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” in November 2021 due to surgery. Scappucci took to Facebook with the following statement: “Dear Friends and Fans! After a very successful production of Eugene Onegin, I am unfortunately forced to cancel my next project {…}

Speranza Scapucci, Renee Fleming & David Daniels Headline Music Academy Of The West Festival

The Music Academy of the West will celebrate its 70th Anniversary with a full slate of performances and masterclasses. For its sole operatic production, the company will present Donizetti’s “L’Elisir D’Amore.” The opera will be helmed by world-renowned conductor and Academy alumna Speranza Scappucci in collaboration with Los Angeles-based director James Darrah, known for creating “once-in-a-lifetime experiences.” Overseen by Voice Program {…}