Opera Frontier reinvents the Marriage Contract scene from Lucia di Lammermoor as a boardroom struggle. Broken-hearted by her brother’s lie that her lover has deceived her, Lucy agrees to a merger that advances his ambitions. Lucy’s lover arrives too late. The beautiful sextet, “Chi mi frena in tal momento” is a stop-action masterpiece in which each character reveals his inner turmoil in simultaneous asides.
Opera Frontier reinvents this duet from Lucia di Lammermoor as a boardroom struggle between the Lammermoor siblings over the fate of their troubled family business. In the duet “Appressati Lucia”, Henry convinces Lucy that her lover, a business colleague who had promised to help her, has betrayed her. This is part one of three that comprise the Contract scene in Lammermoor, Inc.
In “Per te d’immenso giubilo”, part two of three that comprise the Contract scene from Lammermoor, Inc., executives and staff happily anticipate the signing of documents that will save the company. Lucy arrives distraught and meets the stranger who is set to buy the family business.