American bass-baritone and Italian baritone to replace Dimitri Platanias in the role of Alfio.
News and features regarding ‘Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci by Damiano Michieletto’
- 13 July 2017
- 9 June 2016
'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.
Cast change: Yonghoon Lee and Kristian Benedikt to sing in Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci on 29 December 2015 and 1 January 201629 December 2015
Tenors replacing Aleksandrs Antonenko in Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci, respectively.
- 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.
- 27 November 2015
In this short aria – famously the first million-selling record in history – Leoncavallo tracks his central character’s descent into despair.
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.