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At The Opera, Puccini: Il Trittico, November 24, 2018

  

Il trittico (The Triptych) is the title of a collection of three one-act operas, Il tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi, by Giacomo Puccini. The work received its world premiere at the Metropolitan Opera on 14 December 1918.

Around 1904, Puccini first began planning a set of one-act operas, largely because of the success of Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana.  Originally, he planned to write each opera to reflect one of the parts of Dante's Divine Comedy. However, he eventually based only Gianni Schicchi on Dante's epic poem. The link in the final work is that each opera deals with the concealment of a death.

 

DECCA 1962

Playlist

8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:10 p.m.
Puccini: Il Trittico (3 one act operas) BUY ; Lamberto Gardelli, conductor
11:00 p.m.
11:00 p.m.
G.F. Handel: Rodelinda - Dove sei (Art thou troubled) BUY Vienna Cantata; Henry Lewis, conductor
London/Decca 4758366
11:06 p.m.
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore, opera: Una furtiva lagrima BUY from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]; composed by Donizetti
London/Decca 4758366
11:11 p.m.
Leo Delibes: Lakme opera: Bell Song BUY London Philharmonic; Richard Boynage, conductor Joan Sutherland
London/Decca 4758366
11:19 p.m.
Franco Corelli BUY Franco Corelli
London/Decca 4758366
11:22 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana - Easter Hymn BUY National Philharmonic; Giandrea Gavazenni, conductor
London/Decca 4758366
11:28 p.m.
James King BUY James King
London/Decca 4758366
11:32 p.m.
Dvorak: Rusalka: O silver moon BUY Accademia di Santa Cecilia; Giuseppe Patane, conductor Pilar Lorengar
London/Decca 4758366


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