Soprano Dessay makes a stunning S.F. debut in ‘Lucia’

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By Richard Scheinin [Mercury News, 19 June 2008]
Through the decades, the touchstone role of Lucia in Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” has been sung in San Francisco by Lily Pons, Joan Sutherland, Beverly Sills and other luminary sopranos. It’s time to add Natalie Dessay to the list.