'Pappano’s Italian Double Bill at the Royal House' will see the TV premiere of Damiano Michieletto's award-winning production of Mascagani and Leoncavallo's operas.
News and features regarding ‘Cavalleria rusticana by Damiano Michieletto’
- 9 June 2016
- 11 December 2015
What did you think of Damiano Michieletto's new production of Mascagni and Leoncavallo’s greatest operas?
- 10 December 2015
Backstage films from the live relay of Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci, including rehearsal footage and exclusive interviews.
- 7 December 2015
Damiano Michieletto's new Royal Opera production of Mascagni and Leoncavallo's verismo operas will be live on screens around the world.
- 4 December 2015
What did you think of Damiano Michieletto's new Royal Opera production of Mascagni and Leoncavallo's verismo operas?
- 2 December 2015
Fierce competition may have fuelled the composition of these two operas, but together they now make one of opera’s most popular couplings.
- 30 November 2015
Mascagni’s draws on church music in this masterful and intense evocation of a small community and one guilt-ridden woman’s position outside of it.
Listen: Antonio Pappano on Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci — ‘The music is always on the verge of tears’26 November 2015
The conductor on why Mascagni and Leoncavallo’s operas, immortalized in films including The Godfather, so perfectly encapsulate Italy and its people.
- 25 November 2015
Director Damiano Michieletto and sopranos Eva-Maria Westbroek and Carmen Giannattasio discuss these passionate verismo operas.
- 20 November 2015
Our quick introduction to this classic pairing of two highly dramatic Italian operas.
- 19 November 2015
YouTube live stream features insights and live performances from the operas by Mascagni and Leoncavallo.
- 19 November 2015
Composers have long experimented with different ways of giving a sense of community, often using the chorus to highly dramatic effect.