Cavalleria rusticana - Teatro alla Scala (2015) - Cavalleria rusticana - Teatro alla Scala (2015)

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With Pagliacci in second part

New productions at La Scala that have been especially favourably received by audiences have included the pairing of two celebrated one-act operas revisited with staging by director Mario Martone. New and ancient are jumbled together in the setting of Cavalleria, with the brothel, the colossal tree trunk sawn at its base, the audience of chairs in a church, a place of stares and slanderous whispers. Equally poignant is the transposition of Pagliacci into a squalid modern suburb, an encampment of vagrants and carnies at the edge of a highway ramp, perhaps a dead end. This revival of the providential show takes advantage of an exceptionally talented cast of vocalists with Jonas Kaufmann and Elīna Garanča in Cavalleria and Fiorenza Cedolins and Marco Berti in Pagliacci The conductor is the internationally renowned specialist of Italian opera, Carlo Rizzi.

More information is available on the operahouse's official website.


June 12, 2015 20:00:00

June 15, 2015 20:00:00

June 17, 2015 20:00:00

June 20, 2015 20:00:00

June 23, 2015 20:00:00


Mario Martone

Carlo Rizzi

Mara Zampieri

Elina Garanča

Marco Vratogna

Work's characters list



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