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ComposerLeoncavallo, Ruggero (1857-1919)
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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© Agnese Zeltiņa
Montemezzi, Leoncavallo
Jānis Liepiņš; Aik Karapetian; Latvian National Opera; AJ Weissbard; Kristīne Pasternaka; Dana Bramane; Tatiana Trenogina

AmsterdamPagliacci / Cavalleria rusticanaNew production

Pagliacci / Cavalleria rusticana
Leoncavallo, Mascagni
Sir Mark Elder; Robert Carsen; Dutch National Opera; Radu Boruzescu; Annemarie Woods; Ailyn Pérez; Brandon Jovanovich

BerlinCavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci

Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci
Mascagni, Leoncavallo
Paolo Arrivabeni; David Pountney; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Robert Innes Hopkins; Eva-Maria Westbroek; Roberto Alagna

BarcelonaCavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci

Mascagni, Leoncavallo
Henrik Nánási; Damiano Michieletto; Gran Teatre del Liceu; Paolo Fantin; Carla Teti; Elena Pankratova; Oksana Dyka

BudapestCavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci

Cavalleria rusticana / Pagliacci
Mascagni, Leoncavallo
Georges Delnon; Hungarian State Opera; Madeleine Schleich
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A Cav & Pag with virtues and flaws at San Francisco Opera

Tango time © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
Tenor-turned-director José Cura transplants the action from southern Italy to Buenos Aires. 
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Pagliacci comes to Paisley’s operatic Big Top

Anna Patalong (Nedda) © James Glossop
Scottish Opera brings opera to the people on a huge scale in a promenade production of Pagliacci.  
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Opera as circus: a controversial Cav & Pag in Rome

Carmela Remigio (Nedda) and Fabio Sartori (Canio) © Yasuko Kageyama | Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
Pippo Delbono, an advocate of experimental theatre, tests the audience's patience at Opera di Roma, masking some enjoyable musical performances.
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Alagna shines as murky Cav and exciting Pag reappear at The Met

Roberto Alagna (Canio) in Pagliacci © Ken Howard | Metropolitan Opera
David McVicar's uninspiring Cavalleria rusticana remains problematic, but a strong Pagliacci leaves the New York audience gasping. 
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Elena Zilio leads the verismo thrills

Elena Zilio (Mamma Lucia) and Byran Hymel (Turiddu) © ROH | Catherine Ashmore
After its Christmas break, Cavalleria rusticana and Pagliacci return to the Royal Opera in Daminano Michieletto's arresting production. 
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