LOHENGRIN

by Richard Wagner  

 

 

Luana DeVol's debut as Elsa in Richard Wagner's LOHENGRIN occured at the Mannheim Nationaltheater in 1988. 

 

Here you see her as Elsa in Düsseldorf.

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Below Luana DeVol is singing at the Berliner Staatsoper with Günter Neumann as Lohengrin.

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Her first Ortrud was in September 1999 at the Theater Basel in a production by Nigel Lowery.

 

This was soon followed by her theater debut at Florence's Teatro Maggio in November 1999 as Ortrud in Luca Ronconi's Production besides Emily Magee as Elsa.

(Photo below "family-meeting": Luana DeVol and Emily Magee, who later married Luana's Son Brian)

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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In May 2006 Luana had her successful debut at the Metropolitan Opera 

in New York.

(Photos right and below taken by Ruth Bergman)

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Her interpretation of Ortrud was broadcast around the world.

For herself the pictures below, taken by MET photographer Beth Bergman, express how her Ortrud feels while singing "Der Rache Werk..."

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