Domingo winner storms Lucia debut at zero noticemain
The Romanian soprano Adela Zaharia saved Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor at the Bavarian State Opera this weekend.
Diana Damrau called in sick and Zaharia just breezed it in a cast that included Piotr Beczala, Nicolas Teste and Ludovic Tezier. Antonino Fogliani conducted. Zaharia, Domingo’s 2017 Operalia winner, is a member of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein ensemble.
Damrau will be off for the rest of the run, replaced by Olga Pudova.