The Sound of Identity profiles international Opera star Lucia Lucas’ historic performance at the Tulsa Opera and lifts the curtain as she becomes the first known transgender woman to perform a principal role in Opera history.
The Sound of Identity captures Lucia Lucas on the cusp of international stardom, profiling the moment in an artist’s career when everything could fall apart or come together. Showcasing the collaborative process between Lucas and her mentor, prolific and renowned composer Tobias Picker, Mozart’s Don Giovanni comes to life as Lucas, a world-renowned baritone, takes the spotlight and all the pressures that come with it.
Taking place at the height of her career, Lucas provides fresh insights into her transition, the professional risk she is taking, and what it means for those who follow. Exploring the role that identity plays in our personal and professional lives, the film provides a nuanced look at voice and gender.