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Cavalleria Rusticana (Opera)

Elizabeth Fretwell, Rosina Raisbeck, Neville Wilkie
Souvenir Brochure  Australian Opera 1978 Season Sydney Opera House


Cavalleria Rusticana (en: Rustic Chivalry, Italian pronunciation: [kavalleˈria rustiˈkana]) is an opera in one act by Pietro Mascagni to an Italian libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, adapted from a play and short story written by Giovanni Verga. Considered one of the classic verismo operas, it premiered on 17 May 1890, at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome. Since 1893, it has often been performed in a so-called Cav/Pag double-bill with Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo.

Opera Australia is the principal opera company in Australia. Based in Sydney, its performance season at the Sydney Opera House runs for approximately eight months of the year, with the remainder of its time spent in the Arts Centre Melbourne (where it is accompanied by Orchestra Victoria). In 2004, the company gave 226 performances in its subscription seasons in Sydney and Melbourne, attended by more than 294,000 people.

Cast: Elizabeth Fretwell, Rosina Raisbeck, Neville Wilkie, Carlo Felice Cillario, Kathleen Moore, Bernd Benthaak, Robin Donald, Desmond Digby, Etela Piha, Gregory Yurisich, Donald Smith, Paul Ferris, John Shaw, Elke Neidhardt, Guido Martin, Peter Seymour,

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