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Saturday, February 6, 2016 Permalink

Met Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci


Cavalleria Rusticana
by Pietro Mascagni
by Ruggero Leoncavallo


Opera’s indomitable double bill. 

Cavalleria Rusticana: the tragedy of ancient codes and illicit love, Sicilian style.

And Pagliacci: featuring the murderous clown Canio and his philandering wife, Nedda.


Conductor: Fabio Luisi



Cavalleria Rusticana:

Santuzza: Violeta Urmana

Turiddu: Yonghoon Lee   

Alfio: Ambrogio Maestri   


Nedda: Barbara Frittoli   

Canio: Roberto Alagna   

Tonio: George Gagnidze

Silvio: Alexey Lavrov


Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs 5 min