Dr. Tegart is back to discuss the history of operatic mad scenes, as well as talk about the maddiest of all time, the finale to Lucia di Lamermoor.

The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Lucia’s mad scene: https://youtu.be/92jiitUEahg

Music excerpts provided by archive.org, used with the Creative Commons License found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/