Cavalleria Rusticana / I Pagliacci

Posted on Apr 6, 2017

The Adelaide Art Orchestra (conducted by Nicholas Braithwaite) will be playing for State Opera of South Australia’s double bill of Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci. Opera’s favourite double bill is brought to life as Italian tradition, passion and rustic justice burst forth onto the Festival Theatre stage. Rosario La Spina takes on the challenging feat of performing both leading tenor roles. In Cavalleria, he is Turiddu, the young man who abandons the devoted Santuzza for the married and alluring Lola. Such recklessness cannot go unpunished and Turiddu finds himself in a duel...

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