Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci – 2012 Season

 

Cavalleria rusticana

Pietro Mascagni

Opera in one act

Libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci adapted from the play and short story of the same name by Giovanni Verga

Sung in Italian with English surtitles

First performed May 17th 1890, Teatro Costanzi, Rome

With the City of London Sinfonia and Opera Holland Park Chorus

New production

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London

 

Pagliacci

Ruggero Leoncavallo

Opera in two acts

Libretto by the composer

Sung in Italian with English surtitles

First performed May 21st 1892, Teatro del Verme, Milan

With the City of London Sinfonia and the Opera Holland Park Chorus New production

Opera Holland Park, Holland Park, London

 

Chorus generously supported by Mrs Angela Lascelles

 

Performances on 4, 7, 11, 15, 19, 22, 26, 28 June 2013, 7.30pm

 

Conductor Stuart Stratford

Director Stephen Barlow

Designer Yannis Thavoris

Lighting Designer Mark Jonathan

Choreographer Mandy Demetriou

Répétiteur Elizabeth Rowe

Chorus Master Timothy Burke

Stage Manager Olivia Dermot Walsh

Deputy Stage Manager Hannah Boustred

Assistant Stage Manager John Nicoll

 

Cast Cavalleria rusticana

Nedda Julia Sporsén

Canio Peter Auty

Tonio Stephen Gadd

Silvio Chang-Han Lim

Beppe Andrew Glover

 

Cast Pagliacci

Santuzza Gweneth-Ann Jeffers

Turiddu Peter Auty

Alfio Stephen Gadd

Lucia Sarah Pring

Lola Hannah Pedley