It’s got poison and betrayals galore. But the best reason to see Lucrezia
Borgia in concert is to bask in the skills of an extraordinary soprano. Impossible
trills and stratospheric notes make this classic Donizetti an important conquest for
the best coloratura sopranos.
Like Joan Sutherland before her, superstar Jessica Pratt has made this music her
home. Her agile soprano rings out on stages all over the world, including the famed
boards of La Scala.
This is your chance to hear Jessica Pratt perform the title role of Lucrezia
Borgia (including the infamous final aria) in concert.
Carlo Montanaro conducts a wonderful cast, including Giuseppe Gipali as Gennaro,
Michael Honeyman as Duke Alfonso and Varduhi Abrahamyan as Maffio Orsini. You can
hear the splendour of the Opera Australia Orchestra in the intimate acoustic of the