Taliesin Broadcast - ROH: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (As Live 12A)
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ROH: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (As Live 12A)
Music Pietro Mascagni
Music Ruggero Leoncavallo
Conductor Daniel Oren
Director Damiano Michieletto
Sung in Italian with English subtitles
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Two opera classics are drawn together in this wonderfully observed re-creation of life
in a south Italian village as a travelling theatre visits and emotions erupt. The award-winning production by Damiano Michieletto presents vividly the fast-moving, shocking events brought about by secret love and uncontrollable jealousy. The music is full of Italianate melody in the great choruses that bring the villagers together in celebration and revelry, alongside the solo arias and tense confrontations that provoke violence and tragedy. With thrilling singing and intense drama, ‘Cav and Pag’ distils into one wonderful night out, the enduring appeal of Italian opera in its most familiar form.
Approximate running time: about 3 hours
Image: Catherine Ashmore
Tuesday 21 April 7pm
Prices and Times:
Tue 21st Apr
|Full price:||£ 14|
|Under 18's:||£ 12|
|Full time students:||£ 12|
|Other Conc.:||£ 12|