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Opera North’s Cavalleria rusticana and Trial by Jury – The Grand, Leeds

Cavalleria rusticana Music: Pietro Mascagni Libretto: Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci Director: Karolina Sofulak Trial by Jury Music: Arthur Sullivan Libretto: William Schwenck Gilbert Director: John Savournin Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Both Cavalleria rusticana and Trial by Jury are part of The Little Greats festival which Opera North is presenting this autumn.  The double bill of short operas makes up the evening’s lineup and both productions make their ...

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WNO’s Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Composer (Cavalleria Rusticana): Pietro Mascagni Composer (Pagliacci):Ruggero Leoncavallo Conductor: Carlo Rizzi Director:Elijah Moshinsky Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Cav &Pag – as they are affectionately known – are two short operas of just over an hour each, almost always performed in tandem. Described as ‘the perfect pairing’ on innumerable occasions, it is in some respects amazing that they have never lost their ...

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Opera Seria: Cavalleria Rusticana / I Pagliacci – RNCM Studio Theatre, Manchester

Artistic Director: Rochelle Hart Musical Director / Conductor: Jonathan Ellis Reviewer: Donna Kelly Opera’s famous pairing of Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci may be 121 years old but it's still capable of captivating an audience as Opera Seria demonstrate with their exciting staged production at RNCM Studio Theatre. Conducted by Jonathan Ellis and directed by Rochelle Hart, the explosive themes ...

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