L'Opera de Montreal opened its 30th season at Place des Arts with a double bill of Leoncavallo's I pagliacci
and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi.
Under Medina's artistic direction, the company will this year stage 10 chamber performances and its third full-length production, I Pagliacci
, this August, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Their first production, I Pagliacci
, is scheduled to hit the stage this March.
Bailey, who has directed the Portland Opera since the early eighties, quite frequently making use of the city's pool of dancers and choreographers, "wanted to do I Pagliacci
," he said.
This consultation aims to build the backdrop of opera Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni and I Pagliacci
by Ruggero Leoncavallo, with sets and staging Yannis Kokkos for the Theatre du Capitole in Toulouse (France).
L'Opera de Quebec concluded its innovative 2008/09 season in May with Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana and Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci
TENOR JOHN MAC MASTER, FOLLOWING HIS DEBUT AS OTELLO for l'Opera de Quebec in October and a reprise of Canio in I pagliacci
for Vancouver Opera in November, is looking forward in February to a concert of excerpts from Gotterdammerung with soprano Christine Brewer and the Leipzig's Gewandhaus Orchester under the baton of Sir Charles Mackerras to mark the 125th anniversary of Wagner's death, and to another in May with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Barcelona singing Waldemar in Schonberg's Gurrelieder, conducted by Eiji Oue.
11) of Cavaleria rusticana and I pagliacci
, carefully crafted by director and opera singer-actress Lorna Haywood in true verismo style, brimmed with passion and intensity, a slice of life that made you believe you were there.
On September 26, 1994, the Metropolitan Opera opened its 1994/1995 season with a single performance of a rare double bill that paired Leoncavallo's I pagliacci
with Puccini's Il tabarro.
Tenor John Mac Master made his Metropolitan Opera debut on March 22 as Canio in I Pagliacci
, followed by a broad-cast performance of the same opera four days later.
The pairing of Cavalleria rusticana and I pagliacci
closed Manitoba Opera's 2003-04 season.
His Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci
date from 1976, but surge with a dramatic life missing from most of the cliched, supposedly avant-garde stagings we've lately encountered here.