MASCAGNI, P.: Cavalleria Rusticana [Opera] (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, 2019)

MASCAGNI, P.: Cavalleria Rusticana [Opera] (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, 2019)


 

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Cavalleria rusticana
Libretto/Text Author: Menasci, Guido
Libretto/Text Author: Targioni-Tozzetti, Giovanni
Conductor: Galli, Valerio

Compar Alfio: Cecconi, Devid
Mamma Lucia: Zilio, Elena

Set/Stage Designer: Parolini, Federic
Costume Designer: Rabatti, Agnese
Lighting Designer: Biondi, Luigi
Stage Director: Gangi, Luigi Di
Stage Director: Giacomazzi, Ugo
Television Director: Ricchetti, Matteo

Date of Production: 2019
Venue: Maggio Musical Fiorentino, Firenze
Playing Time: 01:26:08
Catalogue Number: 37843
UPC: 8007144378431

Libretto

Synopsis

Mascagni's first and most successful work has become an opera classic as it features elements of the Greek tragedy, mixing up religious and archaic elements. It's a story of love, passion, jealousy and restored honor in bloodshed.

Directors Di Gangi and Giacomazzi set this traditional Cavalleria in a Sicilian village of the 1940s where the buildings are rather bare and the piazza is the stage for private as well as public drama. Conductor Valerio Galli is at the head of the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, one of the best in Italy. Good performance reviews for the whole cast.

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