9 June 2016 at 9.29pm | 6 Comments
Pappano’s Italian Double Bill at the Royal House sees Music Director of the Royal Opera Antonio Pappano conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera and was recorded in December 2015, when the performance was relayed live to cinemas worldwide.
Michieletto sets Pietro Mascagni and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s operas in late-20th century southern Italy. Both operas are set in the same village, gripped by poverty and hypocrisy and the production sees characters from each work interact with the other counterpart piece.
Please note broadcast schedules are subject to change.
Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci is a co-production with Opera Australia, La Monnaie, Brussels, and The Göteborg Opera, and is given with generous philanthropic support from the Royal Opera House Endowment Fund.