Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (complete operas recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY

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Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (complete operas recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Dimitri Platanias, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Carmen Giannattasio, Eva-Maria Westbroek / Antonio Pappano (cond)

[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc ]

Release Date: Saturday 24 September 2016

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These two short Italian operas are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damiano Michieletto, who sets both operas in a poverty stricken village in 1980s southern Italy, where the Mafia has a hold. The Royal Opera's Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts a cast that includes charismatic Dutch soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek, exciting Italian soprano Carmen Giannattasio and the thrilling Latvian tenor Aleksandrs Antonenko.

Running time: 153 minutes

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/JP/KO

"Dimitri Platanias makes a brash and brutish Alfio in Cavalleria and a thrillingly emphatic Tonio in Pagliacci. Aleksandrs Antonenko is not a subtle artist, but the raw energy of both his Canio and his Tiriddu makes an impact…Antonio Pappano knows exactly how these pieces should go, while the ROH forces play and sing their hearts out in realising them" BBC Music Christmas 2016

Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci (Royal Opera House)